Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology

Janice Nosal

Collection Assistant
Pronouns She/ Her/ Hers


Janice Nosal, a museum professional, archaeologist, and lifelong New Englander, joined the Haffenreffer Museum as a Collection Assistant in support of the Transforming the Haffenreffer Museum Mellon Project in March 2020. Prior to joining the Haffenreffer staff, she recently worked with the National Park Service, Harvard Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, and Crozier Fine Arts. Janice graduated from Stonehill College with her Bachelor of Arts in History, and holds a Master of Arts in Historical Archaeology from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Her research interests include archaeology of foodways, consumer habits, and expression of gender. While at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, she completed a thesis which analyzed the relationships between historic advertisements and the archaeological record in a working-class 19th century Boston neighborhood.