Jenna Walsh

Casual Academic

College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

place Bedford Park
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

PhD Candidate, archaeology. My specialties are Indigenous Australian material culture (Northern Territory), mortuary archaeology, comparative hominin anatomy and human osteology.

My teaching areas are the above, plus anthropology (ritual in the past and the modern day), historical archaeology, haunted and dark heritage, and archaeological field methods. I also provide practical archaeology workshops to high school students and members of the public for the Student Recruitment Team.


Bachelor of Archaeology (Honours, first class) 2020

Honours, awards and grants

University Medal 2021

Chairperson, National Archaeology Student Conference 2019

Wallis Heritage Consulting Prize, 2016.

Key responsibilities

PhD Candidate, archaeology.

Research and teaching.

Student ambassador, archaeology.

Teaching interests

Human osteology and evolution

Archaeological field survey


The archaeology of death and burial

Historical archaeology

Indigenous Australian archaeology

Haunted and dark heritage