Teaching Fellows

K. Bryce Lowry

Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences Bryce Lowry

Area of Study

Department of Anthropology

K. Bryce Lowry

Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences

K. Bryce Lowry is an anthropological archaeologist who has excavated in multiple countries across four continents, specializing in the prehistory of Mongolia. While working towards his doctoral degree at the University of Chicago, he served as the head photographer at the Oriental Institute for several years, partnering with museum staff, leading specialized photography projects, and handling delicate object collections. In his dissertation entitled, Tracing a Transition: The Political Economy of Bronze andIron Age Mongolia, he examined internal social process and overarching cultural change of pastoral nomadic communities at the turn of the first millennium BCE. His general interests include Eurasia, space and place, peripatetics, various approaches to lithic and ceramic analysis, as well as human osteology. As a Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow, Bryce will be expanding on his core concentrations and analytics, teaching the “Power, Identity, Resistance” sequence in the College, as well as self-prepared coursesabout mobility in society and labor politics in Chicago during the 19thand 20thcenturies. In addition, Bryce is currently collaborating with NOMAD Science, an organization committed to the preservation of Mongolian culture and heritage.