Topic ID #38277 - posted 4/23/2017 2:22 PM

BA Forensic Anthro/Archaeology (Graduating in May)-seeks fieldwork in Western US


Angela Reichert


Anticipated May 2017, University of Montana, B. A. Forensic Anthropology/Archaeology

B.A., 2000 University of Idaho, Music Business

Research Interests

Bioarchaeology, Historical Archaeology

Archaeological Experience


Forensic Lab Assistant, Assisted Dr. Kendell with forensic cases as assigned by the Medical Examiner’s Office of Montana. Inventoried and identified remains for analysis.


Class Lab Assistant, Assisted with lab exercises for ANTY 413 Forensic and Mortuary Archaeology


Burial Recovery Assistant, Recovered remains from construction site with Dr. Kendell. Compiled, cleaned, identified and inventoried remains and archaeological artifacts. Interviewed locals regarding historical data of the Poor Farm Cemetery.


Field Survey Assistant, Participated in a forensic survey in rugged mountainous area with Dr. Kendell, Missoula County Sheriff, and Missoula County Search and Rescue


Forensic Lab Assistant, Disarticulated older lab skeletons for teaching. Compiled, analyzed, inventoried and recorded remains and created osteological reports.

Forensic Lab Assistant, Assisted Dr. Ragsdale in forensic cases as assigned by the Medical Examiner’s Office of Montana. Inventoried and identified remains for analysis. 

Field School

5/2012-6/2012       Es Mercadal, Menorca, Spain. Sanisera Field School

·       Excavation work in prehistoric burial cave dated 2000-1350 BCE. 

·       Collected, recorded, and cleaned cremated funerary cave remains 

·       Excavation of Roman necropolis dating from 123 BCE to 550 CE.

·       Mapped skeletal remains for recording before removal from tomb.

·       Analyzed, labeled, and cleaned burial goods and skeletal remains.

Conference Presentations

·       Reichert ‘The Importance of Inter-Agency Collaboration in Historical Site Management in Urban Areas.’ Poster presentation at the 59th Annual Meeting of the Montana Archaeology Society. Missoula, MT (April 13th -16th)

·       Reichert ‘The Importance of Inter-Agency Collaboration in Historical Site Management in Urban Areas.’ Poster presentation at the University of Montana Conference on Undergraduate Research. Missoula, MT (Scheduled April 28th).

Scholarly Awards

  • Lambda Alpha-Anthropology Honor society
  • Deans List at University of Montana
  • Mortar Board Nomination for Forensic Anthropology and Montana Student Association-University of Montana
  • Sigma Alpha Iota-Music Honor Society

Guest Lecturer

·       4/2017     “Excavating Human Remains: Archaeological Approaches” presented for ANTY 413 Forensic Mortuary Archaeology at University of Montana.

Relevant Coursework

Archaeological Theory/Archaeology of North America/Native Peoples of Montana/Osteology/Forensic and Mortuary Archaeology/Historical Geology/Human Variation/Survey of Forensic Sciences/Anthropological Data Analysis/Intro to Technical Writing 


  • Montana Student Anthropology Association-Treasurer
  • Montana Archaeology Society


Identifying/ Handling/ Processing / Inventorying/ Analyzing Artifacts/ Researching from Primary Sources/ Entry Level ArcGIS/ Microsoft Office/ 60+ WPM/ Adaptability/ Communication/ Detail Oriented/ Organizational

Additional Work Experience

·       11/2015-Present          Watkins Shepard Trucking                 AP, Human Resources

·       8/2015-11/2015           LC Staffing                                         Receptionist

·       8/2013-7/2014             The Carl Schurz School                      Registrar

·       8/2009-11/2009           Borders Incorporated                          Book Seller

·       7/2002-6/2004             USGS GAP Analysis Program           Budget Assistant


Available upon request


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