James Keppeler

Graduate Students
M.Sc. Archaeological Science, University of Tübingen; B.A. Classics, University of Minnesota


James Keppeler is currently a PhD student in the University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology exploring digital and imaging applications in the archaeology of the Philippines. James completed his BA in Classics from the University of Minnesota in 2018, where he studied the effects of cultural creolization in the Roman province of Dacia. For his Master of Science degree in Archaeological Science at the University of Tübingen, James conducted a geometric morphometric analysis on a number of mummified heads from ancient Egypt in order to test for biological continuity at the site of Gebel Abusir. His current research at the University of Kentucky involves investigations into the Austronesian expansion and origins of agriculture in the Philippines.