Arina M. Khatsenovich
Ph.D. – Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography SB RAS, Novosibirsk, 2018 (Archaeology). Senior Researcher, Laboratory of Digital Archaeology in the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. She has been Principal Investigator of projects investigating Middle and Upper Paleolithic sites in central Mongolia and the Gobi Altai region since 2018. As a member of the Russian-Mongolian-American team, she studied the Kharganyn Gol-5 site in 2012-2015 for her Ph.D. dissertation. She worked at the Tolbor-4, Tolbor-16 and Tolbor-21 sites. Her research interests focus on human adaptations to stone raw material availability and environments, prehistoric hunting strategies, paleoclimatic changes and Levallois technology.