Feito, Jessica

Koç University

Project: Food and Society Project

Dr. Feito is an archaeologist and archaeobotanist who studies ancient foodways. She holds a PhD from the University of Reading, where she completed a project entitled “Regional Variation in Diet and Crop Choices: A Comparison of Roman Italy and the Near East”. Using a large dataset of plant remains, Dr. Feito looked at the impact of cultural preferences, environment, as well as political and economic structures on consumption patterns within the Roman empire. She is currently a postdoctoral research fellow with the RHUL-ANAMED Food and Society project.