Marieka Brouwer Burg

University of New Hampshire
Lecturer, College of Liberal Arts, Department of Anthropology

Marieka Brouwer Burg is a Lecturer in the Department of Anthropology at the University of New Hampshire. As an active anthropological archaeologist, she investigates the effects of landscape evolution and climate change on human communities in the past, research that informs, complements, and enriches her pedagogical material and approach. Marieka has been teaching archaeology and anthropology courses at UNH since 2012. In addition to classroom instruction, she also engages students in experiential learning semi-annually through the UNH Belize Archaeological Study Abroad Program. As an educator, she is committed to helping students achieve their educational goals. To facilitate this process, Marieka has integrated various digital technologies and media into her classrooms and curricula. She was an early adopter of open source educational outlets such as Prezi, as well as BYOD (bring your own device) student assessment tools (e.g., Socrative, TopHat, and Nearpod).