Iron Coffin Mummy on PBS

Events

Speaking engagements and events.

2019

January

Office of Chief Medical Examiner Lecture Series. NYC. nyc.gov

February

William Paterson University Lecture Series. Wayne, NJ. www.wpunj.edu

March

Bloomfield Historical Society Lecture Series. Bloomfield, NJ. www.bloomfieldhistorical.org

Seton Hall. South Orange, NJ. www.shu.edu

April

Manhattanville College. Purchase, NY. www.mville.edu/about-manhattanville

May

Canton Historical Museum. Collinsville, Conn. www.cantonmuseum.org

June

Staten Island Technical High School. Staten Island, NYC. www.siths.org

Roosevelt Island Historical Society, Roosevelt Island, NYC. www.rihs.us

August

Guest Host of Channel WNET / Thirteen Fundraising Drive

September

Netter Seminar Series at the Quinnipiac University, Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine. North Haven Conn.   www.qu.edu/schools/medicine.html 

October

San Jose State University College of Social Sciences Lecture Series. San Jose, ca. www.sjsu.edu/socialsciences/

Foothill College Anthropology Department Lecture Series, Los Altos Hills, Ca. www.foothill.edu

Far Western Anthropology Research Group Inc. Lecture Series, Davis, Ca. www.farwestern.com

Mendocino-Lake Community College, Lakeport, Ca. https://www.mendocino.edu/about-mendocino-college

Tehama Genealogical and Historical Society Museum Lecture Series. www.Tcmuse@tehama.net

Chico State University Anthropology Department Lecture Series. Chico, Ca. www.csuchico.edu/anth/

November

Rowan University. The Bioarchaeologists’ Northeast Regional Dialogue Conference. Glassboro, NJ.  www.rowan.edu/home/

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Death, Burial and Egypt

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New York Times: This Empty Lot Is Worth Millions. It’s Also an African-American Burial Ground.

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Mysteries at the Museum Episode IRON MAIDEN Featuring Martha Peterson

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