Dr. Kathleen McSweeney
She was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, where she lives today. She holds a Master's degree in Archeology from the University of Edinburgh. Subsequently, she studied in the field of human osteoarchaeology. She received her PhD from the University of Edinburgh in 2003, with a thesis on the link between health and diet, according to archaeological skeletal remains. She has worked in various locations around the world, including the United Arab Emirates, Romania, Bulgaria and Scotland.
She currently teaches Human Osteoarchaeology at the University of Edinburgh and is in charge of several PhD students. For more than 10 years she has participated in several Bulgarian scientific projects. Since 2008, she has been part of the team of the prehistoric salt-production and urban center Provadia-Solnitsata.