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Joanne Munga’s research focuses on East African Early Stone Age lithic assemblages to understand hominin behavior through raw material quality and selection.
BA, Archaeology, University of Nairobi, 2011.
MA, Archaeology, University of Nairobi, 2014.
Advisors: David Braun
2012- Present Koobi Fora Field School, Research Staff, Koobi Fora, East Turkana, Kenya.
2014 Baringo Archaeological Survey, Visiting Researcher, Baringo, Kenya.
2014 Elandsfontein Field Course, Western Cape, South Africa.
2012 Primate Archaeology survey of Pliocene beds, Koobi Fora, East Turkana, Kenya.
2010 West Turkana Archaeological Project, Student, West Turkana, Kenya.
2009 Koobi Fora Field School, Student, Koobi Fora, East Turkana, Kenya.
2017 J.U. Munga, D.R. Braun., T. Plummer, Macroscopic investigation of raw material properties: Comparisons with Mechanical Properties Tests. Poster presented at the meeting of the Paleoanthropology Society, Vancouver, Canada.
2017 Lewis N. Cotlow Fund, The George Washington University.
2015 Wenner-Gren, Wadsworth International Fellowship.