Topic ID #29886 - posted 10/1/2013 2:51 PM

BS Michigan Grad Looking for Fieldwork Anywhere in the Country


Kevin Garrett

27 McBride Ave.
White Plains, NY 10603
My name is Kevin Garrett.  I graduated from the University of Michigan with BS degrees in Anthropology and Earth and Environmental Sciences.  I am extremely enthusiastic and willing to work anywhere in the country.  I have done fieldwork in Colorado, Illinois, and France.  I have lab experience with lithics and with ceramics.  My resume is below.  Thank you for your time.

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Graduated August 2013
Bachelor of Science Earth and Environmental Sciences
Bachelor of Science Anthropology


Excavation Assistant
Les Cottés site, St. Pierre de Maillé, France Summer 2012
● Performed field and lab work on a Neanderthal site in western France for the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
● Excavated a cave with several archaeological layers dating from 36,000 years BP (Aurignacian culture) to 24,000 years BP (Gravettian culture).
● Learned to identify various types of stone tool based on morphology.
● Sorted artifacts down to a 2mm scale and labeled artifacts for cataloguing.

Lab Assistant
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Winter and Spring 2012
● Performed archaeology lab work under graduate student supervision.
● Cleaned, identified, sorted, and catalogued artifacts from Washausen, IL excavation.

Excavation Assistant
Washausen site, Waterloo, IL
Summer 2011
● Excavated a Mississippian site in southern Illinois with a University of Michigan graduate student while gaining experience working with a Total Station and learning to identify different strata in situ and excavate houses, hearths, and pit structures.
● Opened a new site using information obtained from a Ground Penetrating Radar survey.

Field School
Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, Cortex CO
Summer 2008
● Trained at a high school field school learning both excavation and lab work techniques on a Pueblo site.
● Studied the fundamentals of archaeological ethics while engaging significantly with local tribes.

● Member Sigma Gamma Epsilon Earth Sciences Fraternity at University of Michigan (Iota Chapter) in 2012.


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