Kristy Primeau

 

Education:
Ph.D. Anthropology, University at Albany - SUNY [In Progress]
M.A. Anthropology, University at Albany - SUNY, 2007
B.A. Archaeology & Anthropology, SUNY Potsdam, 2005

Contact:
keprimeau@gmail.com

Research Interests:
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Modeling, Achaeoacoustics, Landscape Archaeology

Area of Study / Field site:
Northeast North America

Academic Advisor & Subfield:
Dr. Sean Rafferty; Archaeology

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE & DISTINCTIONS
TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Introduction to GIS. New York State Museum, 2006 – 2008. Responsible for instructing a series of half day lectures and exercises in GIS for undergraduate students as well as participants of the New York State Museum’s Teacher Workshop in Archaeology.

Teaching Assistant. State University of New York, Albany. Responsible for instructing laboratory sections, authoring and grading laboratory exercises, presenting short lectures, and other duties for several courses as follows: Fall 2005 Ancient Peoples of the World; Spring 2006 Archaeology; Spring 2007 Archaeology; Fall 2007 Native American Archaeology; Spring 2008 Archaeology.

PUBLICATIONS
In Press 2017. “Soundscapes in the Past: Investigating Sound at the Landscape Level.” Kristy E. Primeau and David E. Witt. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, special issue “Geography on a Human Scale: Global Case Studies Exploring Landscape Archaeology,” edited by Lisa M. Fontes and Rachel A. Horowitz. DOI: 10.1016/ j.jasrep.2017.05.044

Clues in the Forest: Archaeology Florence Hill State Forest. Kristy E. Primeau, Sarah A. Hoskinson, Charles E. Vandrei. The Conservationist (72:1) August 2017: 18-21.

Soundscapes in the Past: Adding a New Dimension to our Archaeological Picture of Ancient Cultures. Kristy E. Primeau and David E. Witt. The Conversation, August 2, 2017. https://theconversation.com/soundscapes-in-the-past-adding-a-new-dimension-to-our-archaeological-picture-of-ancient-cultures-80861

Soundscapes in the Past: Interaudibility in the Chacoan Built Landscape. David E. Witt and Kristy E. Primeau. Poster presented at the 82nd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Toronto, Canada; Archaeological Approaches to Symbol, Ritual and Meaning in the American Southwest Poster Session 2017.

Soundscapes in the Past: Towards a Phenomenology of Sound at the Landscape Level. Kristy E. Primeau and David E. Witt. Paper presented at the 81st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Orlando, Florida; Landscape Studies Symposium 2016.

Lessons from the Field: The Intersection of Field Schools and Public Land Management Concerns. Kristy E. Primeau, Charles E. Vandrei, and David E. Witt. Paper presented at the 81st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Orlando, Florida; Public Agencies and Universities: Partnerships for the Past Symposium 2016.

Assessing the Use of a GIS Based Analytical Model in Describing Potential Site Locations. Doctoral Dissertation Proposal, approved by the State University of New York at Albany 2013.

The Pethick Site in a Regional Context: A GIS Perspective. Presented at the Northeastern States Archaeological Federation meetings in Burlington, Vermont 2007.

Teaching our Teachers: A Case Study in Public Archaeology. Christina B. Rieth and Kristy E. Primeau, Northeast Anthropology (73) 2007: 17-31.

Getting Started in GIS: an Introductory Exercise and Resource Guide. Prepared for the New York State Museum and State University of New York at Albany’s Summer Field School in Archaeology 2007.

A Multivariate Geostatistical Analysis of Schoharie County, New York, Towards the Development of a Geographic Information Systems Based Predictive Model. Master’s Thesis accepted by the State University of New York at Albany 2007.

GIS and Archaeology: Building a Database for a Predictive Model. Poster presented at the State University of New York at Albany’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) day 2006.

Archaeology and the Public: Curiosity, Questions, and Professional Answers. Poster presented at the North Eastern Anthropological Association meetings, Albany, New York 2006.

The Relation of Amish and Mennonite Residence and Burial Locations. Poster presented at the State University of New York at Albany’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) day; awarded best poster 2005.

Health Insurance Education: A Resource for Instructors. Published at the State University of New York College at Potsdam by the Presidential Scholars Program, 2005. This 25 page booklet for high school instructors details a realistic curriculum to teach young adults about Health Insurance. Based on “Survey Research of Access to and Views on the U.S. Health Care and Medical Insurance Systems”, Institutional Review Board approved original survey research conducted from 2002-2005.