Jessica Bernstetter is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Missouri. She specializes in archaeology and is interested in the process of urbanization and infrastructure in the Roman world, specifically the water and sanitation systems of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Her research uses Geographic Information Systems and spatial analysis to understand how people accessed water, occupied space, and displayed wealth in the ancient world. She has conducted fieldwork in Pompeii, Herculaneum, and western Sicily, and she serves on the Board of Directors for the Missouri Archaeological Society.
Learn more about Jessica: https://anthropology.missouri.edu/node/61