Dr. Marie Selvaggio
SELVAGGIO, MARIE, Professor Emeritus, Anthropology; B.A. Douglass College ; M.A.,
Ph.D., Rutgers University
Marie Selvaggio received both her Ph.D. & M.A. in Anthropology from Rutgers University
and B.A. in Anthropology & Archaeology from Douglass College . At Douglass, she focused
on Native Americans and Women's Studies. As part of her undergraduate education, she
excavated Native American archaeological sites in the U.S. and in Latin America .
Later, her interest expanded to include African archaeology. Her Ph.D. research was
conducted in East Africa .
Her research has been published in Current Anthropology, The Journal of Human Evolution, Archaeological Science and other academic journals. Dr. Selvaggio is currently writing a book about women's role in prehistory.