Chair, The Initiative for the Science of the Human Past at Harvard
The archaeology and history of the fall of the Roman Empire and the origins of medieval civilization, particularly the discovery of the past through the discovery of new data from new natural scientific approaches to biomolecular evidence, climate change, etc.
BÜNTGEN, U., MYGLAN , V.S., LJUNGQVIST, F.C., MCCORMICK, M., DI COSMO, N., SIGL, M., JUNGCLAUS, J., WAGNER, S., KRUSIC, P.J. & ESPER, J. 2016. Cooling and societal change during the Late Antique Little Ice Age from 536 to around 660 AD. Nature Geoscience
Volcanoes and Climate Forcing of Carolingian Europe. (2007)