Emily Milton

  • Ph.D. Student
  • Environmental Science and Policy Program Fellow
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Rademaker Archaeology Lab


Research Interests

    environmental archaeology, alpine archaeology, high-altitude adaptation, the settlement of the Americas, stable isotopes, microscopy, GIS, digital curation and outreach

Biographical Info

Emily is a dual-major Ph.D. student in Anthropology and Environmental Science and Policy working in the Central Andes of Peru. She is interested in initial biogeographic expansions into mountainous regions. Her research focuses on post-glacial human-environment interactions, how changing climates impacted human mobility strategies, and how this contributed to the settlement of the Americas.

Current Research Projects

New excavations at Pachamachay and Panaulauca, Central Andes, Peru
Chronology, seasonality, and inter-zonal connections in a Terminal Pleistocene-Early Holocene settlement system, southern Peru