Dr Morgan Disspain
Morgan has over six years’ of experience in Aboriginal archaeology, working in Western Australia, South Australia, Queensland and New South Wales. She has experience managing projects in Western Australia and has highly developed skills in archaeological survey, site recording, significance assessment, artefact recording and data collection. Morgan is skilled in technical report writing, data processing and logistics.
Morgan recently passed her PhD, titled ‘Unique Palaeoenvironmental Records? An examination of applications and reliability of fish otoliths in archaeological investigations’ at the University of Adelaide. Her doctoral research investigated the use of otoliths in archaeological research and evaluated the reliability of the data obtained from such analyses. She has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and has won several awards throughout her academic career. Morgan’s research interests include icthyoarchaeology, chemistry and isotope analysis, experimental archaeology, the archaeology of the Atacama Desert, sustainable fisheries management, paleoecology and palaeoenvironmental change.