R.T. Desrosiers



R.T. Desrosiers

Location (City, State/Province, Country)

York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

About Me

R.T. Desrosiers is a graduate student currently pursuing a Master of Science degree in zooarchaeology at the University of York in York, United Kingdom. He received his Batchelor of Arts in anthropological archaeology from Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington, USA. R.T.’s work in archaeology has been broad, encompassing commercial field archaeology, tribal archaeology, and academic archaeology.  His present research is focused on marine and freshwater fishing in the North Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, more specifically, how fish bone can best be analysed using stable dietary isotopes. Other research interests include, zooarchaeological data analysis, zooarchaeology of the Viking Age, and paleoenvironmental reconstruction. Outside of academics, R.T.’s interests include travel, tattooing, metal music and good quality ciders.

All personal views and opinions expressed by R.T. are his own, and should not be taken as representative of  any organization he belongs to.


University of York

Issues of Interest

Animal agriculture, Animals in research, Animals in religion, Animal ethics and philosophy, Zoos and aquariums, Conservation, Zoology, Animal cognition, Companion animals, Dogs, Cats, Rodents, Livestock, Wild animals, Marine animals, Mammals, Birds, Reptiles and amphibians, Fish, Invertebrates