professor frachetti

Michael Frachetti

​Associate Professor of Archaeology
PhD, University of Pennsylvania
research interests:
  • Eurasian Prehistory
  • Bronze Age Steppe Pastoralism
  • Landscape Archaeology
  • Paleo-Environment and Geographic Information Systems
  • Ethnographic Nomadism
  • Central Asia
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  • Tuesday 3:00 - 5:00 pm​
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  • Washington University
  • CB 1114
  • One Brookings Drive
  • St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
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​The main focus of Professor Frachetti’s research is on the dynamic strategies of pastoral nomadic societies living in the steppe region, mountains and deserts of Central and Eastern Eurasia during the Bronze Age.