Suzie Thomas


Education information

BA, MA, PhD.

Description of research and teaching

I am university lecturer in museum studies, responsible for the Masters-level museum studies curriculum. My research interests include community engagement in cultural heritage and museums, archaeology and metal detecting, dark/difficult heritage, cultural heritage crime, and museum security. I am Principal Investigator on the project SuALT, which is an Academy of Finland consortium project aimed at developing an open source research infrastructure for archaeological discoveries made and reported by the public in Finland. I am open to supervision of doctoral researchers interested in issues around museums and heritage.


Curriculum Vitae

Latest publications

  1. Teaching Archaeological Heritage Management. Towards a Change in Paradigms

    Willems, A., Thomas, S. E., Castillo Mena, A., Ceginskas, V. L. A., Immonen, V., Kalakoski, I., Lähdesmäki, T., Lähdesmäki, U., Gowan-Larsen, M., Marciniak, A., Pérez González, E., White, C. & Mazel, A., 11 Feb 2019, In : Conservation and Management of Archaeological Sites. 20, 5-6, p. 297-318 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  2. Becoming a student again in Oklahoma

    Thomas, S. E., 2 Feb 2019, In : OKPAN Quarterly. p. 16-20 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalOther articlesGeneral public

  3. Politics of Scale: New Approaches to Critical Heritage Studies

    Lähdesmäki, T. (ed.), Thomas, S. E. (ed.) & Zhu, Y. (ed.), 19 Jan 2019, Berghahn Books.

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

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Latest activities

  1. University of Oslo

    Suzie Thomas (Visiting researcher)
    28 Jan 2019Dec 2019

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  2. Ancient Near Eastern Empires: Exploring the long-term regional impact of Empires upon fringe zone communities in the first millennium BCE

    Antti Aleksanteri Lahelma (Speaker), Marta Lorenzon (Speaker), Rick Gerard Lorenz Maria Bonnie (Speaker), Elisabeth Holmqvist-Sipilä (Speaker), Paula Anneli Kouki (Speaker), Päivi Hannele Miettunen (Speaker), Suzanne Elizabeth Thomas (Speaker)
    23 Jan 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  3. Collaborating at Home and Abroad: Using Museum Exhibitions to Engage With Local and Refugee Communities

    Suzanne Elizabeth Thomas (Speaker), Rick Bonnie (Speaker)
    23 Jan 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

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Latest prizes

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Latest projects

  1. Book project : Museology - A Synergetic Bridge Between Theory and Practice

    Robbins, N., Thomas, S., Wessman, A. & Tuominen, M.


    Project: Other project_Research

  2. Digital Educational Tool Development – Durgapuja and Museums

    Zeiler, X., Thomas, S., Wessman, A., Tomperi, E., Vainonen, P., Forsell, H., Grieve, G., Radde-Antweiler, K., Ray Murray, P., Sillanpää, S. & Huhtaniemi, E.

    University of Helsinki, Helsinki

    Project: Research project

  3. SuALT: SuALT: yhteisöllinen tutkimusinfrastruktuuri arkeologisille löydöille linkitetyn avoimen tiedon avulla

    Thomas, S., Hyvönen, E., Salmela, U., Tuominen, J., Wessman, A., Ikkala, E., Koho, M., Melin, J., Kangert, N., Deckers, P., Roymans, N., Lewis, M., Dobat, A. & Pitblado, B.

    EU, Academy of Finland, SUOMEN AKATEMIA

    Project: Research project

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