About Me

I am an archaeology doctoral student in the Department of Anthropology at the University at Albany - SUNY. My research interests fall under a variety of subfields including zooarchaeology, bioarchaeology, and geochemistry. I am interested in questions of paleoeconomy, behavior and environment, animal husbandry, and mortuary behaviors.


Education

In progress PhD Anthropology (Archaeology) University at Albany
2012 MA Anthropology (Biological Anthropology) University at Albany
2009 BA Anthropology and Mathematics Syracuse University

Appointments

2014 - present Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship New York State Museum
2010 - 2014 Teaching Assistant University at Albany

Grants & Awards

2014 David Scotchmer Essay Award ($100) Institute for Mesoamerican Studies, University at Albany
2014 Professional Development Award ($225) Graduate Student Association, University at Albany
2013 Student Research Award ($250) College of Arts and Sciences, University at Albany
2013 Professional Development Award ($120) NYS & GSEU, University at Albany
2012 Professional Development Award ($260) NYS & GSEU, University at Albany
2012 Professional Development Grant ($125) Graduate Student Association, University at Albany
2009 Crown Award ($2150) Honors Program, Syracuse University
2006 Founder's Scholarship ($42000) Syracuse University
2006 SU Merit Scholarship ($10000) Syracuse University
2006 Syracuse University Grant ($10500) Syracuse University