Margaret Murray

In the news: Locmelis, Obrist Famer, Sheppard, Tsatsoulis, Smith, Wernke

Posted by on December 3, 2019

Dr. Kate Sheppard discusses her book, The Life of Margaret Alice Murray: A Woman’s Work in Archaeology (Lexington Books, 2017), on a podcast on the New Books Network (NBN).

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In the news: Amelia Peabody, ‘Time to Eat the Dogs,’ finding land mines

Posted by on February 6, 2018

Dr. Kathleen Sheppard’s essay, “Will the Real Amelia Peabody Please Stand Up?” is published in the Jan. 18 issue of Lady Science magazine. It covers the historical foundation of Elizabeth Peters’ popular mysteries about Egyptologist Amelia Peabody, a fictional character in a mystery series. Sheppard is also featured in a podcast, “The Egyptologist” on the […]

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Sheppard speaks about women in archaeology

Posted by on October 6, 2015

Dr. Kathleen Sheppard, assistant professor of history and political science, was invited to speak as part of the Centenary Celebrations for the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology at University College in London on Wednesday, Sept. 9. Sheppard’s talk, titled “Professional Networks of Women: Margaret Murray’s Role in Archaeology,” highlighted Murray’s work in Malta and her training of her female students and colleagues.

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