Topic ID #35157 - posted 3/3/2015 9:50 AM

Applied Arch. MA candidate seeking summer 2015 fieldwork in PA/OH/WV


Jonathan Crise
219 Clark Rd.
Perryopolis, PA 15473
(724) 466-3663


        MA Applied Archaeology
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Anticipated completion date: December 2015

Graduate Certificate of Recognition in GIS and Geospatial Techniques
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Anticipated completion date: December 2015

BA Anthropology (minor Psychology)
California University of Pennsylvania


        PennDOT Highway Archaeological May - October,
Survey Team (PA) December 2014
Archaeological Field Technician
    • Phase I systematic shovel testing
    • Phase II unit excavation
    • Operated geophysical equipment (GPR) for Phase II investigation
    • Prepared artifacts and site documentation for permanent curation
    • Contributed sections to draft and final Phase I and II technical reports
    • Prepared standardized PHMC archaeological survey forms
Michael Baker, Jr., Inc. (PA, IN, WV, MS) August - December 2012;
Archaeological Field Technician June 2013; January 2014
    • Phase I systematic shovel testing
    • Phase I systematic pedestrian survey
Quemahoning LLC (PA) July - August 2013
Archaeological Field Technician
    • Phase II deep unit excavation
    • Excavated and mapped prehistoric features
Christine Davis Consultants, Inc. (PA, OH) May - July 2013
Archaeological Field Technician
    • Phase I systematic shovel testing
    • Phase I systematic pedestrian survey
    • Phase II unit excavation
BL Companies (PA, OH) July 2012; May 2013
Archaeological Field Technician
    • Phase I systematic shovel testing
Nemacolin Archaeological Services (PA) September 2010 -
Archaeological Field Technician April 2011
    • Phase I systematic shovel testing
    • Analyzed lithic debitage assemblage from Late Woodland site 36GR3

IUP Institute for Mine Mapping, Archival September 2014 - present
Procedures, and Safety
Student Worker
    • Collect metadata from historic hardcopy PA underground mine maps
    • Georeference scanned map images using ESRI ArcMap 10.2
    • Perform quality control review on previously georeferenced map images
Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology May - June 2012;
Mon-Yough Chapter #3 May - October 2011;
Volunteer Field and Lab Technician September 2010
    • Phase II unit excavation
    • Processed and analyzed artifacts
    • Excavated and mapped historic domestic and industrial features
    • Administered successful crowd-sourcing campaign to fund chapter excavations
Monongahela River, Railroad, and January - April 2011
Transportation Museum
Collections Assistant
    • Assisted with cataloging of current museum collections and donations

  • Phase I and II archaeological excavation
  • Prehistoric and historic artifact identification, analysis, and curation
  • Technical report writing and production
  • Mapping and map interpretation
  • Familiarity with PHMC Guidelines for Archaeological Investigation
  • Familiarity with PA State Museum Curation Guidelines
  • Familiarity with state and federal archaeological laws and regulations
  • Experience operating geophysical survey equipment (GPR, magnetometer, gradiometer)
  • Proficiency in the following software:
    • ESRI ArcGIS 10.2
    • ERDAS Imagine 2013
    • Golden Surfer 11
    • Microsoft Office Suite 2013


Crise, Jonathan and Cherilyn Gilligan
2014 Digging the Blogosphere: Technological Tools in Public Archaeology.
Presented at the Pennsylvania Statewide Conference on Heritage, Philadelphia.

Nass, John P., Marc Henshaw, Amanda Valko, Jonathan Crise, Sean Rothhaar, and
Carl Maurer
2013  Phase III Archaeological Investigation of the Bowser Farm: Terrace Locus,
a Small Late Woodland Resource Procurement Locality in Jefferson Township,
Greene County, Pennsylvania. Nemacolin Archaeological Services. Submitted to
River Processing Corporation.

Crise, Jonathan
2011 A Preliminary Examination of the Fuller's Hill Site Assemblage: Placing 36FA28
into Temporal Context. Paper presented at the 25th Annual PASSHE
Undergraduate Anthropology Research Conference, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania.


Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology, Mon-Yough Chapter #3
    • Member (September 2009 - present)
    • Student Liaison Officer (June 2011 - February 2012)

        Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society, Gamma Chapter at California University
of Pennsylvania
    • Member (April 2011 - present)
    • President (April 2011 - May 2012)



Post ID#20637 - replied 3/3/2015 10:00 AM


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