Ashleigh Airey MA (Hons), MLitt
Ashleigh has worked as a field archaeologist since graduating from the University of Glasgow in 2017 with a master degree in Material Culture and Artefact Studies. Her studies were mainly focused on the processing and illustration of artefacts including the early medieval carved stones of Strathclyde, as well as the interaction of children and infants with early medieval material culture and their impact on society and their perception of childhood. During this time, Ashleigh also took part in several projects in England, Scotland, and Italy.
As a field archaeologist, Ashleigh has worked on a wide variety of projects ranging from early prehistory to the post-medieval across Scotland, from the Scottish Borders, across the Outer Hebrides, and to the island of St Kilda. Since joining AOC in April 2019, Ashleigh has worked on excavations, evaluations and watching briefs as well as successfully leading several small-scale excavations such as Jericho Bridge, Dumfries and Galloway (2019) and Carnoustie, Agnus (2019).