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Michelle S. Eusebio

Professorial Lecturer
michelleeusebio@yahoo.com

Research Interest:
Southeast Asian archaeology, archaeological chemistry or biomolecular archaeology, ancient foodways and cuisines, uses of natural products from the past to the present, inclusion of historical cemeteries as heritage sites in the Philippines, conservation of cultural heritage materials, making archaeology relevant to contemporary concerns in Southeast Asia, experimental archaeology, ethnoarchaeology, as well as integration of archaeological science and theory in research.

Area of Specialization:
Southeast Asian Archaeology, Archaeological Chemistry, Organic Residue Analysis of Pottery, Archaeology of Food and Foodways

Current Projects:

Education:

2016

Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology major Archaeology. Department of Anthropology, University of Florida, Florida, USA. Dissertation Title: Pottery, Cuisine, and Community Identity in Neolithic and Metal Age Southeast Asia: Biomolecular and Isotopic Investigation of Organic Residues

2010

Masters of Science in Archaeology. Archaeological Studies Program, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines. Thesis Title: An Evaluation of Fatty Acid Residue Analysis in Philippine Archaeological Pottery and its Application to the Earthenware Pots from 13th-14th Century Porac, Pampanga

2002

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. Institute of Chemistry, College of Science, University of the Philippines. Thesis Topic: Fractionation of Cytotoxic Metabolites from Chlorella infusionum Beijerinck (CP4).

Archaeology Courses Taught:

Archaeology 2

World Archaeology

Publications:

Refereed Journal Articles:

2015

Eusebio, M.S. 2015. Foodways through Ceramics in Southeast Asian Archaeology: A View from Southern Vietnam. Journal of Indo-Pacific Archaeology 37: 14-24

2015

Eusebio, M.S. & Ceron, J.R., Acabado, S.B., Krigbaum, J.S. 2015. Rice Pots or Not? Exploring Ancient Ifugao Foodways through Organic Residue Analysis and Paleobotany. National Museum Cultural Heritage Journal 1, (1): 11-20.

2012

Eusebio, M.S. 2012. Expansion of Austronesian Languages and their Speakers during the Neolithic as Inferred from Archaeological Evidence and Genetic Diversity in Southeast Asian and Discussed in Five Journals. Hukay: Journal for Archaeological Research in Asia and the Pacific, (17): 111-124.

2005

Eusebio, M.S. 2005. The Distributional Analysis of Cultural Materials Excavated from Trenches 1 and 2, Gales Property, Huluga Open Site, Cagayan de Oro City. Hukay: Journal for Archaeological Research in Asia and the Pacific, (7): 41-53.

2005

Neri, L.A.M., Paz, V.J., Cayron, J.G., Robles, E.C.R., Ragrario, A.M.M., Eusebio, M.S., Hernandez, V.P.C., & Carlos, A.J.B. 2005. The Distributional Analysis of Cultural Materials Excavated from Trenches 1 and 2, Gales Property, Huluga Open Site, Cagayan de Oro City. Hukay: Journal for Archaeological Research in Asia and the Pacific, (7): 41-53.

Book Chapter:

2016

Eusebio, M.S., 2016. Colonial Period Cemeteries as Filipino Heritage. Himlayan, Kamposanto, Pantyon, Sementeryo: Exploring Philippine Cemeteries, edited by Grace Barretto-Tesoro, 169-198.

Conference Proceedings:

2016

Eusebio, M.S., 2016.Temporality of the People in Island Southeast Asia as Reflected in Rice Agriculture. In Advancing Southeast Asian Archaeology 2013: Seleceted Papers from the First SEAMEO-SPAFA International Conference on Southeast Asian Archaeology, Chonburi, Thailand, 2013, edited by Noel Hidalgo Tan, pp. 227-239, 264-275. SEAMEO-SPAFA, Bangkok.

2009

Eusebio, M.S., 2009. Did our Church Builders Use Egg Whites as Mortar Ingredients?: The Biomolecular Reason Behind Collecting Mortars from Historical Sites. In Proceedings of the Society of Philippine Archaeologists, , edited by Sheldon Clyde Jago-onn, Nida Cuevas, and Alexandra de Leon, 71-82. Vol. 7. Manila: The Katipunan Arkeologist ng Pilipinas, Inc.

2009

Ceron, Ma. Jasminda Liza R., Eleanor Marie S. Lim, Michelle S. Eusebio, A. Paulita Roa, Ma. Elena Wright, and Michael James Herrera. 2009. The Wooden Posts of Opol Church Ruins, Misamis Oriental. In Proceedings of the Society of Philippine Archaeologists, , edited by Sheldon Clyde Jago-onn, Nida Cuevas, and Alexandra de Leon, 83-93. Vol. 7. Manila: The Katipunan Arkeologist ng Pilipinas, Inc.

Other Publications:

2016

Eusebio, Michelle S. and Amy Jordan. 2015. Beyond Subsistence: Food and Foodways in Indo-Pacific Archaeology, An Introduction. Journal of Indo-Pacific Archaeology 37: 1-3.

2016

Eusebio, Michelle S. 2015. A Sojourn into the Foodways of Prehistoric Southern Vietnam. SAS Bulletin: Newsletter of the Society for Archaeological Sciences 37: 1-3. Extended version at http://socarchsci.blogspot.com/2014/09/a-sojourn-into-foodways-of-prehistoric.html.