|2020 - Present||Bering Land Bridge National Preserve Archaeological Overview and Assessment|
|2018 - Present||Diet, Food Processing, and the Development of Arctic Aquatic Adaptations.|
|2018 - Present||Past Beringian Cultural Exchange and Interaction: A Study of Ceramic Technology.|
|2015 - Present||Collaborative Research: People, Landscape and Narratives in Time Birnirk and Later Cultural Developments in Northern Seward Peninsula|
|2017||Social Networks and Information Exchange in Pre-Contact Northwest Alaska: A Study of Archaeological Ceramics|
|PSU Faculty Enhancement Grant|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|2001 - Present||Golden Key Honors Society Member, Honors Society|
Honors and Awards
- 2019 Sigma Xi Outstanding Research Award: Environmental Sciences
- 2016 Recipient of the Portland State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 19th Annual John Eliot Allen Outstanding Teach Award, Anthropology
- 2015 Recipient (with Adam Freeburg) John L. Cotter Award for Excellence in National Park Service Archeology
|2011||PhD, University of Washington ‐ Anthropology|
|2006||MA, University of Washington ‐ Anthropology|
|2001||BA, Western Washington University ‐ Anthropology|
Human Settlement and Mid-Late Holocene Coastal Environmental Change at Cape ...
Anthropology Faculty Publications and Presentations (2018)
Archaeologists hypothesize that mid-late Holocene environmental variability played a role in several significant western Arctic cultural developments including population fluctuations, ...
Ethnographic and Archaeological Perspectives on the Use Life of Northwest ...
Ceramics in Circumpolar Prehistory: Technology, Lifeways and Cuisine (2017)
Chapter 7. The role of pottery in Arctic hunter-gatherer lifeways is analyzed through this investigation of how pottery procurement, production, ...
Geochemical Investigation of Late Pre-Contact Ceramic Production Patterns in Northwest ...
Anthropology Faculty Publications and Presentations (2016)
Study of northwest Alaskan ceramic production and distribution patterns has the potential to provide new evidence of coastal hunter-gatherer mobility ...