Ph.D. in Anthropology with a Minor in History, Stanford University (commenced 2017). Dissertation entitled From Immigrant to Settler: Food in 19th Century British Colonial Institutions of Immigration, supervised by Dr. Barbara L. Voss.
2019 M.A. in Anthropology, Stanford University
2017 B.A. (Honours) Class 1 in Archaeology, University of Sydney. Thesis entitled Feeding the Confined: A Faunal Analysis of Hyde Park Barracks, supervised by Dr. James Flexner.
2016 B.A. (Languages) (French and Archaeology), University of Sydney
AWARDS AND HONOURS
2019 Ed and Judy Jelks Student Travel Award, Society for Historical Archaeology
2017 Maureen A. Byrne Memorial Prize, University of Sydney
2015 Marcelle Rosina Whitehouse Prize, University of Sydney
2013 Academic Merit Prize, University of Sydney
2012 Academic Merit Prize, University of Sydney
GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS
2020 Ric Weiland Graduate Fellowship
2020 Graduate Research Opportunity Funds for Modern British History and Culture
2020 Stanford Archaeology Center Summer Research Grant
2019 Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development, Exploratory Award
2019 Stanford Archaeology Center Summer Research Grant
2018 Stanford Archaeology Center Summer Research Grant
2017 Anthropology Graduate Fellowship, Stanford University
2016 Honours Scholarship, University of Sydney
2015 Summer Scholar Scholarship, University of Queensland
In review Connor, K. “Seeking Margaret Baker: Identifying the Author of Three Seventeenth-Century Manuscript Receipt Books.”
2021 Connor, K. (in press). Review of Trove. By the National Library of Australia. History.
2019 Connor, K. (21 April). Review of Baking, Bourbon, and Black Drink: Foodways Archaeology in the American Southeast, edited by Tanya M. Peres and Aaron Deter-Wolf. Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition. https://foodanthro.com/2019/04/21/review-baking-bourbon-and-black-drink/
2017 Connor, K. & Sheppard Brennand, M. 396 Booker Bay Rd, Faunal Report. Technical report for Extent Heritage.
2017 Sheppard Brennand, M. & Connor, K. 396 Booker Bay Rd, Archaeomalacological Report. Technical report for Extent Heritage.
2014-Present Connor, K. Turnspit & Table: An Anti-miserabilist Approach to Historical Cooking, [Blog] www.turnspitandtable.com/.
2016 Connor, K. (14 September). “Bread and Dripping, an Institution”, [Guest blog post], The Cook and the Curator, www.blogs.sydneylivingmuseums.com.au/cook/bread-and-dripping-an-institution/.
2016 Connor, K. (10 November). “Reconstructing Dinner in the Hyde Park Barracks Destitute Asylum”, [Guest blog post], The Cook and the Curator, www.blogs.sydneylivingmuseums.com.au/cook/reconstructing-dinner-in-the-hyde-park-barracks-destitute-asylum/.
2020 Leader of the Program Committee, Theoretical Archaeology Group Conference North America, Stanford University (May 1-3), [cancelled due to COVID-19].
2020 Archival Archaeologists and Archaeologists in the Archive, TAG North America, (May 1-3), [cancelled due to COVID-19].
2020 “Margaret Baker: A Life in Recipes”, Female Experience in Early Modern England (6-7 Nov).
2019 “Immigrant Diets and the Making of Australia”, SAA 84th Annual Meeting (April 10-14).
2019 “Feeding the Confined: Faunal Analysis of Hyde Park Barracks”, SHA Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology (January 9-12).
2018 “From Devonshire Pie to Nutraloaf: Prison Food Past and Present”, Corrections, Rehabilitation, and Reform: 21st Century Solutions for 20th Century Problems, Prison University Project, (October 5).
2016 “Feeding the Confined: The Reality of Institutional Diet at Hyde Park Barracks”, Utopian Appetites: 21st Symposium of Australian Gastronomy (December 2-5).
Introduction to Archaeology – Teaching Assistant (Fall 2018), Stanford University
Early Modern Recipe Transcribathon – Workshop Leader (Fall 2019), Stanford University
FIELDWORK, LABORATORY AND MUSEUM EXPERIENCE
2017 Research Assistant, Cangdong Village Project, China
2015/16 Summer Scholar at the RD Milns Antiquities Museum
2014 Rampart Scotland Fieldschool, Balbithan, Scotland
2013/14 Volunteer at the Australian Museum
PROFESSIONAL AND DEPARTMENTAL SERVICE
Reviewer, Australasian Historical Archaeology, 2019
Representative, Anthropology Graduate Student Organization, Stanford University, 2018-2019
Organiser, Stanford Archaeology Center Workshop Series, 2018-2019
2021 Walking Tour: Who Goes Here?, Hyde Park Barracks Museum
2019 SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Community Open Day
2019 ‘Introduction to Human/Animal Osteology’ at Stanford Splash!
2019 Stanford University Science Pen Pal program
2017-2019 Stanford Archaeology Center school outreach program
2018 ‘Think Like an Archaeologist’ at Stanford Splash!
2021 Archaeological Drawing Course, Chau Chak Wing Museum
2021 Sharing Stories on Contested Histories, Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands and Reinwardt Academy
2020 Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School Online
2020 Fundamentals of GIS, Coursera
2019 Food From Field to Fork: An Archaeobotanical Approach, Summer School, University of Groningen, Netherlands
2018 Certificate in Genealogical Research (Distinction), Society of Australian Genealogists
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