Jan. 2011, Anthropology Welcomes New Lecturer
Matthew Gallon is an anthropological archaeologist whose research examines interregional interaction, craft production, and the organization of urban communities and states in first millennium AD Southeast Asia. He received a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Bowdoin College in 2001 and a master’s degree in anthropology from the University of Michigan in 2006. From 2008 to 2010 he directed the Kamphaeng Saen Archaeology Project, which used surveys and excavations to explore the political economy of a Protohistoric town in central Thailand. He is writing his PhD dissertation in anthropology at the University of Michigan about the results of this field project.