Janet Kay

Lecturer, Art and Archaeology

Janet Kay’s interdisciplinary work uses burial practices, bioarchaeology, and the environmental sciences to study the history of Roman and early medieval Britain. At Princeton, she is affiliated with the Program in Medieval Studies and the Committee for the Study of Late Antiquity, and is a former fellow in the Princeton Society of Fellows. Kay is a lecturer in Art and Archaeology and teaches courses that combine archaeological and textual sources to study the medieval past such as “The Vikings” and “The Art and Archaeology of Plague.” She holds B.A.s in Archaeology and History from Boston University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in History from Boston College.

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