Meet Alex Fitzpatrick, a zooarchaeologist and science communicator who uses social media to increase public knowledge of zooarchaeology!

Alex Fitzpatrick is a zooarchaeologist and PhD student at the University of Bradford, UK. Previously, she received her BA in Classical Archaeology and Anthropology from Hunter College in New York City before moving to England to pursue her MSc in Archaeological Sciences. She is currently a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, with her research focused on investigating animal remains from caves off the coast of Scotland. Alex also runs the social media for Crastina, an international networking platform for encouraging and facilitating science communication between peers as well as to the general public.