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Dr Sean Doherty

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Sean specialises in understanding human-animal-environment interactions through the synthesis of biomolecular (proteomic, stable isotope analysis and genetics), zooarchaeological, historical and experimental archaeological research. His research focusses on using archaeology to help tackle modern environmental and societal challenges, including wildlife managment and marine plastic pollution.

He holds a PhD in Archaeology from the University of York where his research focussed on 'The proteomic and isotopic analysis of parchment and their application to post-medieval sheep husbandry in Britain'. Currently, Sean is a Postdoctoral Research Associate on the AHRC Easter E.g. project. 

Research collaborations

Exploring the Easter E.g.- Shifting Baselines and Changing Perceptions of Cultural and Biological ‘Aliens’”, PI Prof. Naomi Sykes, University of Exeter (AHRC)