Topic ID #38349 - posted 5/9/2017 10:40 AM

Archaeology B.A. seeking Summer Fieldwork in Southeast, MS/AL area preferred but flexible



jreedmill

JOHN REED MILLER

millerjreed@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION

University of California     Riverside, CA

Expected graduation c. 2022, enrolled September 2017

Ph.D. in Archaeology


Mississippi State University     Starkville, MS

Graduated Summa Cum Laude May 2017     

Shackouls Honors College

B.A. in Anthropology with Minor in Religion

GPA: 4.0/4.0

 

Oxford University      Oxford, UK

Attended Summer 2015

Shackouls Honors College Oxbridge Tutorial Program

Coursework: Archaeological Theory, British History, and Elizabethan Literature


RELEVANT COURSEWORK

Native North America
Ethnographic Methods (included technical writing and SPSS)
Anthropological Theory
Epistemology of Archaeology
Principles of GIS 
GIS Programming
Spanish I – III

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Lab Research Assistant

Cobb Institute of Archaeology, Mississippi State University                     March 2016 – May 2017

Management and study of material from Syria-Palestine from the Chalcolithic to Byzantine periods, through independent and group research. Included ceramic analysis and database creation/management.

 

Tutor

The Learning Center, Mississippi State University                             September 2016 – May 2017

Tutoring for Genetics I, in small one-on-one sessions as well as group settings of up to a dozen students.

 

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Student Field Worker                                                                                           

Excavation Field School, Mississippi State University                                          May – June 2016

Field school participant at the East Swag Site (38AL137), South Carolina, a Phase II excavation that included lab and lithic analysis.

 

Student Organization President                                                            

Silver Screeners Film Society, Mississippi State University                      August 2015 – May 2016

Responsible for organizing club events and meetings, as well as a year-long student film project.


OTHER SKILLS

Computer technologies including Word, Excel, ArcGIS, and SPSS at intermediate levels
Excellent math skills
Extremely organized and experienced in organizing and documenting bodies of material
Basic to intermediate Spanish language skills
Adaptable, and work well alone or in groups
Strong communication skills, especially in writing
Quick to learn new methods and theories and eager to apply them

AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS & GRANTS

Provost Research Fellowship, awarded by the University of California, Riverside, 2017 – 2022 ($195,878)

Jean W. Marcus Undergraduate Achievement Award, awarded by the Mississippi State Department of Archaeology and Middle Eastern Cultures, Spring 2017

Outstanding Honors Freshman, awarded by Mississippi State Shackouls Honors College, Spring 2014

National Merit Finalist Annual Academic Scholarship, awarded by Mississippi State University, 2013 – 2017 ($8,500 annually)

National Merit Annual Award, awarded by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, 2013 – 2017 ($1,500 annually)

Grillot Scholarship in Physics, awarded by Mississippi State Physics Department, 2013 – 2014 ($1,500)

 

MEMBERSHIPS & HONORS

Lambda Alpha National Collegiate Honors Society for Anthropology, May 2017

Stephen D. Lee Scholar at Mississippi State University, inducted Spring 2017

            Awarded for obtaining a grade of A in all coursework at Mississippi State University

Mississippi State University Society of Scholars in the Arts and Sciences, inducted Fall 2016

            Awarded for academic excellence in coursework including diverse subjects beyond a scholar's major area of study

REFERENCES

available upon request






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