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Colin T. LeJeune

Graduate Student

Anthropology, Archaeology


Building & Room:



1007 W. Harrison Street

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Colin LeJeune CV


My research interests focus on Interregional Interaction, Social Organization and Development, Materiality, Ceramic Analysis, Anthropology and Archaeology of Identity, Peninsular Thailand, Pre-Modern Maritime Southeast Asia, Iron Age East Africa, and The Indian Ocean World.


Selected Grants

Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Dissertation Fieldwork Grant for "Interaction, Change, and Ceramic Variation along Coastal Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand, AD 100 -1500", Principal Investigator


PHD, University of Illinois at Chicago, (in progress)

MA, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2012

MA, University College London, 2007

BA, Boston University, 2005

Selected Presentations

2017 "Coastal Nakhon Si Thammarat Archaeological Research Project 2017 (CNSTARP 2017)" Inivited Talk for The 14th Regional Office of the Fine Arts Department, Mueang, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand, July 18.

2016 "East Africa and The Indian Ocean World: Local Earthenware Ceramic Decoration and Cultural Transformation on the Swahili Coast, AD 700-1700" Invited Talk for Walailak University Asian Studies Program. Tha Sala, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand, February 9.

2015 "Local Earthenware Ceramic Decoration and Cultural Transformation on Kenya’s Swahili Coast, AD700-1700", Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

2013 "Practice, Material Culture, and Identity on the Swahili Coast: Operationalizing the Archaeological Investigation of Ethnicity", American Anthropological Association Meeting, Chicago, IL.

2012 "Social Boundary Development on the Kenyan Coast through Ceramic Analysis", Society of Africanist Archaeologists Meeting, Toronto, ON.