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Hannah Kwai-Yung Lau

C.Phil 2013 Archaeology, University of California-Los Angeles
MA 2011 Archaeology, University of California-Los Angeles
BA 2009 Anthropology and History, University of Pennsylvania


Phone: (415) 516-7491
Fax: 310-206-4723
E-mail: hannah.lau@ucla.edu

Subfield

Zooarchaeology, Near Eastern Archaeology

Research Interests

Near East, Anatolia and the Southern Caucasus, Zooarchaeology and its implications for reconstructing political economy and historical ecology, Economic Anthropology, Emergent Political Complexity

Grants and Awards

ARISC Graduate Fellowship, March 2013
American Research Institute of the Southern Caucasus
Awarded for summer fieldwork in Azerbaijan, Summer 2013

Cotsen Institute Steinmetz Fund Grant, May 2012
Cotsen Institute of Archaeology
Awarded for summer fieldwork in Turkey and Azerbaijan, Summer 2012

UCLA Graduate Summer Research Mentorship, May 2011
UCLA Graduate Division
Awarded for summer fieldwork and Mentorship with Dr. Elizabeth Carter, Summer 2011

UCLA IDP in Archaeology Conference Travel Award, November 2010
UCLA Interdepartmental Archaeology Graduate Program
Awarded to attend the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, May 2010
National Science Foundation
This grant was awarded to support three years of graduate education and research

UCLA IDP in Archaeology Conference Travel Award, November 2009
UCLA Interdepartmental Archaeology Graduate Program
Awarded to attend the 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research

Phi Beta Kappa, May 2009
University of Pennsylvania

Advisors

Elizabeth Carter
Gregson Schachner
Monica L. Smith
Thomas Wake
Robert Englund.

Conference Presentations

2012 Hannah Lau and Sarah Whitcher Kansa. Animal Management and Consumptive Strategies at Halaf Domuztepe: Implications for Political Economy and Social Complexity. Poster presented at the 77th Annual Meeting for the Society for American Archaeology.

2012 Hannah Lau. Animal Management and Consumptive Strategies at Halaf Domuztepe: Implications for Political Economy and Social Complexity. Paper presented at the 2nd Annual UCLA Archaeology Graduate Student Conference in Los Angeles, CA in 2012.

2010 Hannah Lau. Reading Between the Lines: Assessing Agropastoral Strategies of the Early Bronze Age in the Upper Khabur Basin. Paper presented at theAmerican Schools of
Oriental Research Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA in November 2010.


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