Ellery Frahm (ef)

Staff profile
Processed on February 27, 2008

Curriculum vitae

1998 Intern, Nuclear Theory Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1999 B.A. in Physics, Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa
2001-2003 Research Assistant. Electron Microprobe Lab, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Minnesota
2002 M.S., Interdisciplinary Archaeological Studies Program, University of Minnesota
2003-PresentResearch Fellow & Principal Analyst, Electron Microprobe Lab, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Minnesota
2007 Ph.D. candidate, Archaeology Program, Department of Anthropology, University of Minnesota

Archaeological field work

2006 Staff archaeologist at Tell Mozan Excavation, Syria

Academic Writings

1998 Pion Absorption Cross Sections of Heavy Nuclei. Proceedings of the 1998 Research for Undergraduates (REU) Program, University of Illinois
2002 The Potential of Electron Microprobe Analysis in Provenance Studies of North American Native Copper Artifacts. M.S. thesis, University of Minnesota
2002 Electron Beams and Micro-scale Composition: The Electron Microprobe as an Archaeological Tool. University of Minnesota Archaeology Consortium Lunch Series
2004 Electron Microprobe Analysis of North American Native Copper. First Archaeological Sciences of the Americas Symposium, University of Arizona
2004 Consultation to Collaboration: Why Geologists Should Learn Archaeological Theory. University of Minnesota Archaeology Consortium Lunch Series
2004 From Consultation to Collaboration: Why Geologists Should Learn Archaeological Theory. Session #127: Archaeological Geology. Geological Society of America, 2004 Denver Annual Meeting
2005 An Electron Microprobe in the Classroom: A Remote-Access System for Education. Session #29: Inquiry-Based, Hands-On, Classroom Exercises, Lab Demonstrations, and Field Investigations in Geoscience Education. GSA North-Central Section
2005 Electron Microprobe Analysis of Artifacts: Where Physics Meets Archaeology. Grinnell College, Physics Department Seminar
2005The History and Physics of Electron Microscopy and Microanalysis. Lawrence University, Physics Department Colloquium
2005 Blasting Stone Tools with Electron Beams: Crossroads of Archaeology and the Physical Sciences. Lawrence University, Science Hall Colloquium
2006 Relevance, History, and Frameworks in Teaching Instrumentation (or How I Learned to Stop Talking about Vacuum Systems and Discuss 1950s Russian Microprobe Designs). Invited, Session T53: Teaching Instrumentation to Geoscience Students: Course Design, Objectives, and Presentations. Geological Society of America, 2006 Philadelphia Meeting
2007 Humans: The Newest Geological Transport Process (or Looking for Obsidian in all the Wrong Places). Hard Rock Lunch seminar series, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Minnesota
2007 Electron Microprobe Analysis in 21st-Century Archaeology: Its Strengths, Weaknesses, and the Advancements Useful to Archaeologists. Archaeometric Methods, Archaeological Applications I. Society for American Archaeology, 72nd Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas
2007 Microanalytical Characterization of Native Copper Artifacts in Order to Differentiate Raw Material Sources. Invited, Session P-09: Metallurgy, History, and the Fine Arts. Microscopy & Microanalysis 2007, Annual Meeting of the Microscopy Society of America and the Microbeam Analysis Society, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Tasks at Mozan

2006Field Assistant, Laboratory Data Analysis

Data authored for the Urkesh Global Record

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