PhD. in Anthropology, in progress, University of Oregon
M.A. in Anthropology (First Class Honors), 2015, University of Auckland, New Zealand
B.A.Hons in Anthropology, (First Class Honors), 2014, University of Auckland, New Zealand
B.A. in Anthropology and Ancient History, 2013, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Social zooarchaeology, human-animal interactions, diet and health, morphometrics and functional morphology, Domestication, Animal Husbandry, Human Palaeoecology, human-animal studies
Sophie (pronouns: they/she) is a zooarchaeologist and doctoral candidate specialising in ancient human-animal relationships in Post-Ice Age Southwest Asia.
Their dissertation research investigates ancient human-cat relationships from early interactions with humans, to the domestication of early African wildcats, to the modern-day role that domestic cats play in human society.