Marijn Stolk is currently working as a PhD-researcher at the Archaeology department of the University of Amsterdam. She takes part in the 'Diaspora and Identity project' which focuses on the archaeological finds from cesspits from the Vlooienburg district in Amsterdam.The project seeks to refine archaeological understandings of the material expressions of ethnicity, status, gender, and religious beliefs in relation to the inhabitants of the Vlooienburg, amongst whom were many immigrants, such as Sephardic and Ashkenazi Jewish immigrants and Scandinavian labor migrants.
Marijn finished her Research Master Archaeology at the University of Amsterdam in 2011 and has been working as a self-employed archaeologist untill starting her PhD in september 2016. She's been involved in various excavation projects in the Netherlands and Italy, ranging from Prehistory to 18th century projects. Next to this she has been specialized in research considering metal working and she has been a board member of SAMPLE, a platform for specialized archaeological research.