Kate Bajorek

Ph.D. Student


Kate Bajorek is a second-year Ph.D. student in the Medieval Studies program studying human osteology and medieval archaeology. She is interested in medicine and religion as cooperating strategies of care in the late European Middle Ages, and particularly in women's roles as healers situated between the clergy and university-trained physicians. She has worked since 2018 as an archaeological field technician and laboratory researcher, and as a mortuary archaeologist since 2021. 


"Analysis of Avian Eggshell at Belle Grove Plantation." Journal of Middle Atlantic Archaeology 38 (forthcoming).