My dissertation aims to uncover an understudied area of Classical archaeology—the role natural features had in dictating the placement of religious structures in ancient Greece. But in order to do so, I need to replicate a methodology with my own data before I can gauge utility, time constraints, and required adjustments.
Natalie Susmann is a PhD candidate at Boston University’s Department of Archaeology. She completed a BA in ancient civilizations and geographic information systems (Clark University), an MA in classical archaeology (Tufts University), and an MA in Greek and Roman studies (Brandeis University). She has worked and taught GIS and remote sensing since 2006, holding positions at Clark Labs, the City of Worcester, Tufts University Technology Services, and Lesley University. Her research interests include landscape and memory, place theory, and visualscape analyses.