Craft production; Complexity; Domestic economies; Quantitative analysis & classification; Archaeology of Community.
Kuei-chen Lin has been an assistant research fellow at the Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica since 2015. She received her PhD degree from UCLA in 2013 and conducted postdoctoral research in Academia Sinica from 2014 to 2015. Her research focuses on craft production and its relationships to social complexity during the late Neolithic and early Bronze Age in the southwestern China, especially how multiple social groups managed their tensions and social conditions through craft and ritual activities. She is interested in identifying the presence of diverse social groups, for example, through divisions of space, technological traditions, and subsistence and dietary patterns. She is currently working on the Chengdu Plain Archaeological Survey Report (2005-2010).