Kyle Lockhart

Education:
M.A. Anthropology, University at Albany - SUNY [In Progress]
B.S. Anthropology, University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh, 2015
B.S. History, University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh, 2015

Contact:
klockhart@albany.edu

Research Interests:
Complex Societies, Long Distance Exchange, Ceramic Analysis, Societal Stratification

Area of Study / Field site:
Pre-Olmec Gulf Coast Region of Southern Mexico and Northern Belize

Academic Advisor & Subfield:
Dr. Robert Rosenswig; Archaeology

CV Link
Institute for Mesoamerican Studies Profile

Kyle Lockhart is a Master's student at SUNY Albany. He is interested in the origins of complex societies, specially in the pre- Olmec Gulf Coast region of Southern Mexico and Northern Belize. His research interests include long distance exchange and the implications of societal stratification as reflected on the analysis of ceramic materials.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE & DISTINCTIONS

FIELD EXPERIENCE
-2014 - Crew Member. Lasley’s Point: Wieckert Property Survey. Winneconne, WI
4 week project. Surveyed site using various archaeological methods to include: shovel test pits, Cartesian mapping and plan view sketches of a 1x1 meter units. (May-June)
-2014 - Crew Member. Total Archaeology at Tel Akko Project and Field School. Akko, Israel
UNESCO World Heritage Site. Excavated site over the course of four weeks utilizing traditional archaeological techniques. Assisted and ensured accurate labeling of site photographs for virtual mapping. (June-July)

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCES
-2013 - Study Abroad: Power, Politics, and Protest- Historical Tour of the United Kingdom (May-June)
Studied history and the influence of politics in the United Kingdom employing educational tours and corresponding lectures
-2014 - Trinity-In-Akko - Archaeological Excavation and History Tour of Israel (June-July)
Studied the history of the Levant and the influences to Akko
Toured the Galilee to supplement academic lectures