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Joshua Henkin

Research Associate
Field Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany



Joshua Matthew Henkin studied at the University of Pennsylvania (B.A., Biochemistry, 2010) and at the University of Illinois at Chicago (Ph.D., Medical Ethnobotany/Pharmacognosy, 2019). He has contributed to the characterization of pre-Roman herbal wine from southern France, as well as to ethnobotanical and phytochemical analysis of ancient chicha de molle brewery remains in southern Peru. Now an amateur Andeanist, Joshua fervently aspires to continue working with archaeological and botanical collections for many years to come.

A Preliminary Workflow Towards the Integrative Authentication and Dye Analysis of Ancient Peruvian Textiles at the Detroit Institute of Arts

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