Topic ID #34269 - posted 12/14/2014 6:22 PM

recent grad searching for work in Southeastern United States or anywhere


Walter Matthew Sullivan
20699 Coontail Road Aberdeen, Mississippi
Age: 23

B. A. in Anthropology, Mississippi State University

Associate Degree in General Studies, Itawamba Community College

High School Diploma, Amory High School

Positions Held
2014– Present Intern, Mississippi State Medical Examiner’s Office, Jackson, MS

2013-2014 Student Employee, Cobb Institute of Archaeology, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS

Research Experience
Lab experience in working with prehistoric and historic artifacts such as projectile points, lithics, ceramics, grinding stones, etc

Conducted 1 year of lab work on human skeletal remains including processing, cleaning and 3D scanning as a student employee under Mississippi State University and Morton.

Conducted research pertaining to the Mississippi State Asylum Cemetery Project to search for Pellagra manifestations on human skeletal remains.

Conducted research on the origins of syphilis under Molly Zuckerman.

Conducted research on cold cases for the Mississippi State Medical Examiner’s Office to add into NamUs (Missing and Unidentified Persons Database)

Field Experience
Attended archaeological field school in Mississippi, North Carolina and Saint Croix, USVI

Conducted Phase 1 survey in Houston, MS, Camp McCain, MS and Nantahalla Forest, NC

Conducted shell midden excavation in Marks and Yazoo City, MS

Conducted burial and midden excavation at site name AKLIS in Saint Croix, USVI

Assisted in retrieving human skeletal remains in Panola County, MS

Experience in transit use for GPS data for archaeological projects

Archaeological experience including survey and excavation

Knowledge GPS and GIS programming for archaeological data collecting

Assisting in forensic cases (field & lab) under Forensic Anthropologist’s Nicholas Herrmann

Processing and storing human skeletal remains

Cataloging artifacts and skeletal remains to be placed in collections

Knowledge and identification of human skeletal remains

Extracting samples from bone to be used for DNA analysis

Computer Skills
Experienced computer training and knowledge of programs such as Osteoware, Fordisc, 3Skull, ADBOUI, ArcGIS and Excel

Fields of Interest
Forensic Anthropology
Southeastern Archaeology
Public Health

Nicholas Herrmann, Associate Professor, Mississippi State University, 662-418-9449

Molly Zuckerman, Assistant Professor, Mississippi State University, 724-875-2233

Mark LeVaughn, Chief Medical Examiner, Mississippi State Medical Examiner’s, 601-213-7684

*Willing to relocate
*If you have any further questions please feel free to contact me


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