Joanna Gilmore

Adjunct Professor of Anthropology

Address: 88 Wentworth St. Room 205
Phone: 843-953-4487


M.A. Museum Studies - University of Leicester, U.K.

M.Sc. Palaeoecology of Human Societies, University College London, U.K.

B.A. Archaeology, University College London, U.K.

Research Interests

Hidden histories, especially related to African descendant lives and burial grounds

Community archaeology

Museum interpretation and exhibition

Courses Taught

ANTH 347: Museum Studies

ANTH 309: Bioarchaeology


Gilmore, J. K. 2021. Weaving Richer Narratives of African Descendant Lives: Community Engagement, Historical Archaeology, Genetic Research and Public Education.  American Anthropological Association Conference Presentation in Baltimore, MD, Nov 18-21, 2021.


Fleskes, RE, Ofunniyin, AA, Gilmore, JK, et al. 2021. Ancestry, health, and lived experiences of enslaved Africans in 18th century Charleston: An osteobiographical analysis. American Journal of Physical Anthropolology; 175: 324.


Gilmore, J.K. 2018. Monumental Decisions: Community Engagement, Identity and Memory. Presentation at the Moving Monuments: History, Memory and the Politics of Public Sculpture Conference at Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester Centre for Public History and Heritage, U.K., April 20-21, 2018.


Gilmore, J. K. 2014. The Archaeology of Hospitals and Leprosaria in the Colonial Caribbean. In The Encyclopaedia of Caribbean Archaeology (Reid, B. and Gilmore, R.G. Eds.) University Press of Florida: Gainesville.


Gilmore, J.K. 2008, Leprosy at the Lazaretto on St Eustatius, Netherlands Antilles. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, 18: 72-84.