‘The Maine Question’ asks what it’s like being an archaeologist – D. Sandweiss

Daniel Sandweiss’s archaelogy career doesn’t mirror depictions of those in movies like “Indiana Jones,” but for him, it’s been equally as exciting.

Over the years, Sandweiss, a University of Maine professor in the Anthropology Department and Climate Change Institute, has uncovered extensive evidence into how ancient civilization dealt with natural disasters, such as climate change, and how they adapted to living in a desert environment next to a rich fishery. His passion, coupled with a commitment to student success, inspired many who took his classes to advance their studies and pursue careers in archaeology.

In Episode 3 of Season 4 of “The Maine Question,” Sandweiss shares his many experiences as an archaeologist, and describes what the field work really entails.

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