Other Professional Employment

1989 FIELD ARCHAEOLOGIST: Exxon, USA. Archaeological survey and site evaluations after 1989 oil spill. Prince William Sound & Kodiak Island, Alaska.

1987-1985 FOREST ARCHAEOLOGIST: Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Seattle, WA. Managed CRM program on 1.7 million acres, supervised/trained technical personnel, determined effects of undertakings on prehistoric & historic sites. Administered data recovery and HABS contracts. Consulted with Washington SHPO and Advisory Council on Historic Preservation. Consulted with 15 Indian tribes regarding religious use of Forest.

1985 PROJECT LEADER: Origins of the Maritime Tlingit Project, Alaska. University Research Expeditions Program, University of California, Berkeley. Support from Smithsonian Institution and University of California, Riverside.

1984-1983 FOREST ARCHAEOLOGIST: Ochoco National Forest, Prineville, OR. Managed CRM program on Forest with extremely high site density. Supervised/trained technical personnel, resource evaluations, determinations of effect, data recovery. Consulted with Oregon SHPO and Advisory Council. Co-instructor of 1984 Beaverdam Creek field school sponsored by University of Oregon and Central Oregon Community College.

1984 FIELD ASSISTANT: Field/collections research at Gorham’s Cave, Gibraltar (Middle and Upper Paleolithic) with Jon Erlandson.

1983 OUTDOOR RECREATION PLANNER: Admiralty Island National Monument, Juneau, AK. Directed oral history project involving 20 Tlingit elders in 5 Native communities. Supervised translation, transcription, and archiving taped interviews and wrote publication. Directed archaeological survey and monitoring of Tlingit subsistence use.

1983-1982 ARCHAEOLOGIST: Tongass National Forest, Sitka, AK. Prepared environmental documents to protect cultural resources. Lab analysis and reporting of Hidden Falls faunal remains using comparative collections from British Columbia Provincial Museum, Victoria.

1982 RESEARCH ARCHAEOLOGIST: Office of Public Archaeology, University of California, Santa Barbara. Analysis/technical reporting of large assemblage of fish bones using collections at Los Angeles County Museum and UCSB. Field survey of human skeletal remains on San Miguel Island.

1981-1980 MONUMENT ARCHAEOLOGIST: Admiralty Island National Monument, AK. Archaeological survey, oral history, impact assessment on the 1.1 million acre Admiralty Island. Coordinated with Alaska SHPO, City of Angoon, and Kootznoowoo Native Corporation. Educational programs for general public and Angoon schools.

1980-1978 ARCHAEOLOGIST: Tongass National Forest, Juneau. Assisted Regional Archaeologist for Alaska. Field research, evaluation of sites in Tongass and Chugach National Forests. Set up system for managing large archival and faunal reference collections. Trained agency personnel; educational programs for general public.

Undergraduate Field Experience: Ozette, Washington (1974); Paleo-Indian and Woodland sites in Virginia, (1973-1976), historical sites in Virginia and North Carolina (1975-1977).

Society for American Archaeology

  • Executive Board (2003-2006)
  • Liaison to Committee on the Status of Women in Archaeology
  • Liaison to the Committee on Native American Relations
  • Liaison to Women in Archaeology Research Interest Group

Editorial Board Member:

  • University of Oregon Anthropological Papers
  • Anthropological Papers of the University of Alaska
  • Arctic Anthropology

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