Elise Alonzi

Grad Teaching Associate
Graduate Assistant/Associate
TEMPE Campus

Student Information

Graduate Student
Liberal Arts & Sciences


Elise Alonzi received her BS degree from the
University of Notre Dame and is a PhD student in Anthropology in the
School of Human Evolution and Social Change at Arizona State
University. She has worked on excavation and architectural
documentation of several Irish archaeological projects, including the
Bective Abbey Project, the Irish Archaeology Field School at
Blackfriary, and CLIC. Her research interests include utilizing
isotopic biogeochemistry and religious architecture, especially
medieval abbeys, to understand how and why medieval Irish people
traveled long distances to gather at monasteries. 

Research Interests

Interests: Religion and Monasticism, Mobility, Isotopic Analysis,
Medieval Ireland