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Dr Penny Crook Adjunct Research Fellow, Archaeology

My research interests include 19th-Century material culture, assemblage analysis, consumer studies, urban archaeology and digital data management. I have pioneered the examination of quality in historical archaeological assemblage analysis as part of my doctoral research (completed in 2008) and conducted price and linguistic analysis of data from 19th-Century store catalogues. In 2014 I commenced a DECRA fellowship to extend the quality research framework and re-examine the role of consumption in colonial Sydney using archaeological assemblages.


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