Caroline Antonelli

Education:
Ph.D. Anthropology, University at Albany - SUNY [In Progress]
M.A. Anthropology, University at Albany - SUNY, 2011
B.A. Art History & Anthropology, University of Maine, 2007

Contact:
cantonelli@albany.edu

Research Interests:
Agrarian Politics and Economy, Environmental Archaeology, Subsistence Studies, Stable Isotopic Analysis, Paleoethnobotany, Spatial Analysis and GIS Applications to Archaeology and Demography, Remote Sensing, Digital Archiving.

Area of Study / Field site:

Academic Advisor & Subfield:
Dr. Marilyn Masson; Archaeology

CV Link
Institute for Mesoamerican Studies Profile

Caroline Antonelli is a doctoral student in the Anthropology Department at the University at Albany. Her dissertation research focuses on agrarian economies and agricultural sustainability. She is currently carrying out work in Mayapan, a Maya site in the northwest Yucatan peninsula, Mexico under the auspices of the Agricultural Foundations of Mayapan (FAM) project. Caroline uses geospatial and environmental reconstruction techniques based on soil data for her research. Her geospatial skillset is based in the analysis of remote sensing data, including lidar and multispectral satellite interpretation.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE & DISTINCTIONS

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2014 Instructor, Union College, Anthropology Dept., Schenectady, NY
-Economic Anthropology (ANT242), Fall 2014
2014 Supervisor to Undergraduate Interns (Anticipated), University at Albany – SUNY, Anthropology Dept., Albany, NY
2014 Instructor, University at Albany – SUNY, Anthropology Dept., Albany, NY
-Introduction to Archaeology (ANT104), Summer 2014
2014 Instructor, University at Albany – SUNY, Anthropology Dept., Albany, NY
-Aztecs, Incas, Mayas (ANT233), Spring 2014
2009-2013 Teaching Assistant, University at Albany – SUNY, Anthropology Department, Albany, NY
-Introduction to Archaeology (ANT104), Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Fall 2012, Spring 2013
-Human Evolution (ANT110), Fall 2010, Fall 2011, Spring 2012
-Aztecs, Incas, Mayas (ANT233), Spring 2011
2007-2008 Museum Docent/Docent Coordinator, China Institute in America, New York, NY
Led museum school and adult group tours of a small gallery focusing on Chinese art and archaeology. Coordinated team of 7 docents that led daily tours of gallery.

AWARDS/GRANTS/ASSISTANTSHIPS
-2012, Christopher DeCormier Scholarship , Institute of Mesoamerican Studies
-2010, Graduate Student Organization Travel Grant, University at Albany
-2009-2013, Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Anthropology Department, University at Albany
-2007, Stebbins/Schildknecht Art Fund Grant, Art History Department, University of Maine
-2006–2007, Undergraduate Research Assistant, Anthropology Department, University of Maine
Assisted Anthropology professor (Dr. Constanza Ocampo-Raeder) in scanning, organizing, and archiving visual data for publication.
-2006, Maine Academic Prominence Initiative (MAPI) Grant
Awarded to fund archaeological field school in Jones Cove, Maine

PUBLICATIONS

-Rosenswig, Robert, Ricardo Lopez, Caroline Antonelli
Accepted Lidar Data and the Izapa Polity: New Results and Methodological Issues from Tropical Mesoamerica. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences.
-Antonelli, Caroline E.
Accepted Chapter. Pottery Production Standardization at Postclassic Mayapán. In Urban Life at Mayapán, Volume II: Studies in Settlement, Economy and Social Life at a Postclassic City, edited by Marilyn Masson and Carlos Peraza Lope, University of Colorado Press, Boulder.
-Rosenswig, Robert, Ricardo Lopez, Caroline Antonelli, and Rebecca Mendelsohn
2012 Lidar Mapping and Surface Survey of the Izapa State on the Tropical Piedmont of Chiapas, Mexico. Journal of Archaeological Science 40(3):1493-1507
-Rosenswig, Robert, Ricardo Lopez, Caroline Antonelli, and Rebecca Mendelsohn
2013 Low Hills Survey and Excavations at Izapa in the Soconusco. In IRSP Informe 2013. Final Report prepared for the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH), Mexico City.
-Kohut, Betsy, Pedro Delgado Ku, and Caroline Antonelli
2012 Excavations at I-57. In PEMY Informe 2012, edited by Marilyn Masson, Timothy Hare, and Carlos Peraza Lope. Final Report prepared for the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH), Mexico City.
-Rosenswig, Robert, Ricardo Lopez, Caroline Antonelli, and Rebecca Mendelsohn
2012 Coastal Plains and Piedmont Survey in the Soconusco. In IRSP Informe 2012. Final Report prepared for the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH), Mexico City.
-Antonelli, Caroline and Kara Rothenberg
2011 Excavations at Group 1. In Household Excavations at Actuncan, edited by Lisa LeCount, John Blitz, and Angela Keller. Final Report for the Institute of Archaeology (NICH), Belmopan, Belize.