Joanna is a geoarchaeologist based in Warsaw, Poland. She graduated with BA in Roman Archaeology in 2011 and MA in Baltic Archaeology in 2014 from the University of Warsaw. During her time at the University she became interested in the application of Earth Sciences in Archaeology. She gained field experience at various expeditions throughout Europe including: Poland (Terra Desolata Project and Czaszkowo Expedition); Greece (Gournia Project); Georgia (Polish-Georgian Expedition for Kutaisi Archaeological Landscape and Polish-Georgian Expedition in Beshtasheni) and Romania (Pojejena Project). She is also a member of the Programme Board in Terra Desolata Foundation. The research aims and objectives of this project are to restore the forgotten archaeological and ethnographical heritage of the historical region of Galindia (NE Poland) by focusing on educational training for adults and children.

Her main objective in all her projects is to forge new links amongst the scientific community through a multidisciplinary approach whilst also providing outreach, education and dissemination of her work with local communities. Her passion is to continue working in academia and learning new skills and applications of Earth Sciences in Archaeology from the colleagues she will encounter in this new role.