Maddy is originally from Seattle, WA and graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a BA in History in 2017. She is currently studying for her MA in Archaeology at University College Dublin. She first became involved with the Irish Archaeology Field School as a student in January 2017. Since then she has returned to the IAFS as an intern and teaching assistant, joining as staff in January 2019. Maddy’s main interest is post-excavation, particularly medieval ceramics; she is responsible for co-ordinating post-excavation activities on site, notably the processing of artefacts and ecofacts. However, she is regularly involved with all aspects of the excavation.