Sarah Milledge Nelson, PhD

University of Denver | Professor EmeritusMember since 1969

My Biography

Sarah Milledge Nelson, PhD, Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Denver, is an archaeologist working in South Korea and China. She researches gender in archaeology, shamans in the ancient world, and past women leaders. Publications include 13 scholarly books, 10 edited volumes, and 3 archaeological novels as well as book chapters, journal articles, and encyclopedia notes. Awards include an Alumnae Achievement Award by Wellesley College (2011), a residency at the Rockefeller Center for Scholars in Bellagio, Italy (1996), and other honors and research grants from Korea, China, and US sources.