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Kia Taylor Riccio

Kia Taylor Riccio

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PhD Advisor:

Douglas V. Armstrong

Kia Taylor Riccio

Ph.D. Student, Anthropology Department

Highest degree earned

B.A., Florida Atlantic University


Kia Taylor Riccio is a doctoral student with research interests in the intersection between environmental archaeology and the archaeology of colonialism. Her current research project in La Soye, Dominica focuses on 17th century Kalinago and Dutch foodways. She attended undergrad at Florida Atlantic University with concentrations in anthropology and environmental studies. Her previous field experience includes the search and recovery of WWII American fighter-pilots in Stuttgart, Germany, seasonal analysis of pre-Columbian shell mounds in Jupiter, Florida as well as projects on Belize and Ecuador.