PhD, University at Albany, SUNY, Expected 2009
MA, University at Albany, SUNY, 2005
Mayan polychrome pottery, hieroglyphics (epigraphy) and iconography, Mayan
languages, Literacy, and Residue analysis of ceramics (chemical and microfossil).
Currently I am cataloguing glyphic texts indicating food and drinks consumed by the Maya. I am also in process of analyzing food residues removed from Classic Period ceramics. This work will be part of my dissertation research.
Papers and Publications:
04/2006: Project summery of procession work completed for the Burgraf Collection:
Status of the Burgraf Collection
2005 to Present: School Lectures to all grade levels. These lectures are
either on archaeology or on
Mayan hieroglyphics or archaeology. The most recent lectures have been March 2007. To date I have
presented at more then 22 class sessions.
Other Training and Education:
Recent Awards and Honorary:
• 2006 Incentives for Women Fellowship (IFW)
• 2006 University at Albany Research Fellowship
• 2005 Lambert Grant
Spanish, German, Hieroglyphic Classic Mayan, Ch’ol (some proficiency)