Topic ID #37977 - posted 1/25/2017 10:26 AM

MA Seeking Work in PNW



bethanymathews@hotmail.com

BETHANY K. MATHEWS

Olympia, WA | 360.463.2622 cell | 360.819.4998 office | bethanymathews@hotmail.com

 



EDUCATION

 Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada

MA in Archaeology                                                                                                                                2016

Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

BA in Anthropology                                                                                                                                2008

 

 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Project Archaeologist / Field Lead

Drayton Archaeology, Blaine, WA                                                                                      2017 2015

Cumulative number of projects: 3

 

Aqua Terra Cultural Resource Consultants, Olympia, WA                                              2016 2014

Cumulative number of projects: 28

 

Statistical Research, Inc, Lacey, WA                                                                                    2016 2014

Cumulative number of projects: 4

 

Nlaka’pamux Nation Tribal Council, Hope, British Columbia                                                    2013

Cumulative number of projects: 1

 

Columbia Historical Consulting, Coulee Dam, WA                                                       2011 2010

Cumulative number of projects: 18

 

GIS Technician

                                                                                

VARCA Consulting, Pavillion, British Columbia                                                                             2012

 

Archaeology Field Technician

 

Historical Research Associates, Seattle, WA                                                                                      2014

Bureau of Land Management, Medford, OR (GS-06)                                                          2010 2009

Summit Envirosolutions, Reno, NV                                                                                                      2009

AMEC, Bothell, WA                                                                                                                                 2009

Sunken Village Excavation, Sauvie Island, OR                                                                       2007 – 2006

Bureau of Land Management, Burns, OR (GS-05)                                                                             2008

                                                                                                                                  

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Geographic Information Systems and Spatial Analysis; Human Ecology; Early Holocene Archaeology; Archaeology and Ethnohistory of the Northwest Coast, Plateau, and Great Basin; Waterlogged and Wetland Archaeology


Selected REPORTS AUTHORED

 

2016      Cultural Resource Assessment for the Electron Hydro Repair Project, Pierce County, WA. Prepared for Aqua Terra Cultural Resource Consultants.

 

2016      Cultural Resource Assessment for the I-5 Joint-Base Vicinity Improvement Project, Pierce County, WA. Prepared for Aqua Terra Cultural Resource Consultants.

 

2016      Cultural Resource Assessment for the Nisqually Indian Tribe Frederickson Gas Station and Convenience Store, Pierce County, WA. Prepared for Aqua Terra Cultural Resource Consultants.

 

2016      Cultural Resource Assessment for the South Prairie Creek Restoration Project, Pierce County, WA. Prepared for Aqua Terra Cultural Resource Consultants.

 

A complete list of professional reports can be accessed via the Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation’s WISAARD, academia.edu, or will be provided upon request.  

 

PUBLISHED RESEARCH

 

2014      Plant Foods in Qwu?gwes—The Archaeological Site (45TN240), Fish Trap, and Homestead; Comprehensive Eleven-year Scientific Description and Cultural Explanatory Report.  Edited by Dale Croes, Rhonda Foster, and Larry Ross.

2010      Balanophagy in the Pacific Northwest: The Acorn-Leaching Pits at the Sunken Village Wetsite. In Journal of Northwest Anthropology 43:125-140.

2009      Acorns and Acorn-Leaching Pits in Sunken Village, Sauvie Island, Oregon USA: A Report on the 2006-2007 Investigations of National Historic Landmark Wet Site 35MU4. Edited by Dale R. Croes, John L. Fagan, and Maureen Newman Zehendner, pp. 85-94. In Journal of Wetland Archaeology, 9. Oxbow Books, University of Exeter, England.

 

PAPERS AND POSTERS PRESENTED

 

2013      Spatial Analysis of the Western Pluvial Lakes Tradition in the Southern Columbia Plateau and Northern Great Basin of North America, SAA Meeting. Honolulu, Hawaii, April 5.

2012      Testing the Western Pluvial Lakes Tradition Hypothesis in the Northern Great Basin and Southern Columbia Plateau, presented at NWAC. Pendleton, OR, March 15.

2011      Recovering Ancient DNA from Archaeologically Preserved Garry Oak (Quercus garryana) Acorns, poster presented at Society of Ethnobiology Annual Meeting, Columbus, Ohio, May 5. (with Chelsey G.D. Armstrong, Jason Moore, Antonia Rodrigues, Bethany Mathews, Dale Croes, Dana Lepofsky, and Dongya Yang).

2010      The greatest of all delicacies: Waterlogged Archaeology and the Search for Ancient Food Preference on the Northwest Coast of North America, presented at Society of Ethnobiology Annual Meeting, Victoria, British Columbia, May 7 (with Leroy Keener)

2008      Acorn Leaching Pits, Oak Woodlands and Comparative Ethnography of the Northwest Coast, presented at American Society for Ethnohistory Conference in Eugene, OR, November 13.






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