Some information about me
Dr. Eleanor Casella is a specialist on historical and colonial archaeology in Australasia and North America. She directed the Ross Factory Archaeology Project, a multidisciplinary investigation of a 19th century women's prison in Tasmania, Australia. She is the author of Archaeology of the Ross Female Factory (Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, 2001) and is co-editing a volume on Landscapes of Confinement in Australia.
She is interested in supervising students in the following areas:
- Material constructions of social identities.
- Gender, sexuality, class and ethnicity.
- The archaeology of households.
- Archaeological approaches to space and architecture.
- European colonialism.
- Historical and industrial archaeology from 1600 to the present day.
She is interested in supervising research on gender and sexual identities, archaeological approaches to space and architecture, and European colonialism and social welfare institutions from 1600 to the present day.