2020 Andrew Carnegie Fellows Recipient

Meghan C.L. Howey
Professor and Chair, Anthropology, University of New Hampshire–Main Campus

Meghan C.L. Howey, a professor and chair of the anthropology department at the University of New Hampshire, is an anthropological archaeologist who examines the effect human societies have on natural systems. Making use of geographic data and ethnohistoric research and collaborating with local tribal communities, Dr. Howey has explored how European colonists transformed the ecology of North American estuaries in the 17th and 18th centuries. She serves as director of the Great Bay Archaeological Survey, a community-based program focused on excavating and studying an early colonial site in New Hampshire.