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Education educator

Roberta Lynn Gilchrist, Canadian education educator. Achievements include pioneering research in the archaeology of gender and the application of theoretical ideas to medieval archaeology, services to the conservation of historic buildings and monuments; including work in progress on the archaeology of the Norwich Cathedral. Grant, Arts and Humanities Research Board, 1999—2003, 2002-2003, English Heritage, 1996.

Background

Gilchrist, Roberta Lynn was born on June 28, 1965 in Windsor, Canada. Daughter of John James Gilchrist and Gail Ann (Campbell) Foreman.

Education

Bachelor with honors, University of York, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, University Of York, 1990.

Career

Lecturer University of East Anglia, 1990—1995. Television presenter Channel Four, Down to Earth, 1991—1992. Archaeologist Norwich Cathedral, since 1993.

Professor of Archaeology University of Reading, since 1996. Member Institute of Field Archaeologists, 1990. Academic advisory Museum of London Archaeology Service, since 1991.

Advisory board Redundant Churches, 1998—2001. Advisory committee Ancient Monuments, 1998—2001. Fellow Society of Antiquaries of London, 2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include pioneering research in the archaeology of gender and the application of theoretical ideas to medieval archaeology, services to the conservation of historic buildings and monuments. Including work in progress on the archaeology of the Norwich Cathedral.

Works

Membership

Member of Society for Diocesan and Cathedral Archaeologists, Society for Medieval Archaeology, British Archaeological Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Walking, gardening, travel, food, wine.

Connections

Married John Miles Preston, September 3, 2000.

father:
John James Gilchrist Foreman

mother:
Gail Ann (Campbell) Foreman

spouse:
John Miles Preston