Congratulations to 2011 Geo Anthro Alum Dr Mica Jones

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Congratulations to Dr. Mica Jones (USM GYA 2011)! He was selected for a 2-year research postdoc at the University of Oxford in the School of Archaeology starting late Summer/early Fall! He will be working with Prof. Shadreck Chirikure on materials from Great Zimbabwe in southern Africa. He writes that it is his dream job!

Mica earned his PhD from Washington University in St. Louis in May 2020 with his dissertation titled "Variability Among Later Stone Age Hunter-gatherers in Eastern Africa."

While a graduate student, he also was awarded the Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence and the award states that Jones has built on his cutting-edge research and excellent communication skills to become an inspiring teacher who has gone above and beyond for his students, undertaking a large amount of extraordinary high caliber teaching at Washington University.