Jessica C. Thompson in the field

Jessica C. Thompson

Jessica C. Thompson is an assistant professor of anthropology at Yale University and PI of the Yale Paleoarchaeology Laboratory. Thompson has more than 20 years of experience investigating the archaeology of human origins at field sites across Africa and has led large international projects in Malawi since 2009. She is a Public Voices Fellow through The OpEd Project.

Articles by Jessica C. Thompson
A drone image of a field site with researchers
Opinion: Universities Must Incentivize Field-Based Research as an Equity Issue
Jessica C. Thompson | Dec 22, 2022 | 6 min read
Female and minority-identifying researchers face extra challenges in becoming field project leaders. Universities should be providing equivalent numbers of solutions.