Rebecca Kerns

Rebecca Lyn Kerns

Graduate Assistant

Professional Summary

Rebecca Kerns is a fourth year PhD student specializing in Roman archaeology. She received her MA from the University of Cincinnati in 2021 for her thesis titled "Priorities and Practicality of Etruscan Temple Orientation." She graduated magna cum laude from DePauw University with a BA in Classics. Her research interests include spatial technology applications in archaeology, digital approaches to conservation and archaeological accessibility, agrarian economies and knowledge networks, and Roman-period cultural transitions. In the past, she has done fieldwork with the Palace of Nestor Excavations, for which she ran the geospatial operations, and with the Trasimeno Regional Archaeology Project, for which she created the original digital site museum.