Topic ID #39411 - posted 4/14/2018 2:16 PM

Graduating May 2018, MA in Anthropology, relocating to CO in June



919 Greensboro Ave, Apt 309      

Tuscaloosa, AL 35401                                            (484)-639-1847


Driven and hardworking archaeologist with 6 years of academic coursework and 1 year of professional experience doing Phase I, II, and III archaeological surveys as well as using ArcGIS software for mapping and data analysis. Constantly searching for new ways to streamline processes and utilize new technology. Skilled in photogrammetry, 3D scanning, geophysical survey methods, archaeological survey methods, GIS programming, and geospatial analysis.


Professional Experience

Graduate Teaching Assistant

University of Alabama Department of Anthropology Tuscaloosa, AL

Dr. Jason DeCaro              August 2017-May 2018 (10 months)

o   Teach two 15-person lab sections for ANT 270, Introduction to Physical Anthropology

o   Grade assignments, labs, and exams

o   Served as a liaison between professor and students



University of Alabama Field School                   Tuscaloosa, AL

Dr. Elliot Blair          August 2018 – December 2018 (5 months)

o   Conducted field excavations at Moundville Archaeological Park

o   Directed undergraduate field students in geophysical survey (total station, ground penetrating radar, magnetometry, and electrical resistance tomography)

o   Analyzed geophysical survey results and wrote final report summarizing results and conclusions


Engineering, Scientific, and Technical Intern

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation       Harrisburg, PA

Mr. Joseph Baker                May 2017-August 2017 (4 months)

o   Tested the Pennsylvania Predictive Model for Prehistoric Archaeological Sites

o   Mapped new sites and surveys into the CRGIS database using GeoMedia

o   Updated existing and new site and survey information in the CRGIS database

o   Assisted Pennsylvania Highway Archaeological Survey Team (PHAST) with Phase I fieldwork at sites in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania as well as Phase III excavation in Centre County, Pennsylvania

o   Assisted the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission with archaeological and historical preservation work


Environmental Intern

Lotus Environmental Consulting                              Wayne, PA

Mr. Ben Reiman   May 2015-July 2015, May 2016-July 2016 (6 months)

o   Developed mapping for transportation and energy pipeline projects in PA and WV using ArcGIS

o   Conducted environmental screening for various transportation projects in PA

o   Updated project budgets and assisted with invoicing

o   Conducted Phase I archaeological fieldwork for various transportation projects in PA


Residential Advisor   

University of Alabama Housing & Residential Communities          Tuscaloosa, AL

Ms. Allison Messier                                                                        August 2015-May 2016 (10 months)

o   Maintained discipline on 84-resident floor

o   Developed cultural, social, and educational programs

o   Referred residents to appropriate campus services and resources


Research Assistant

Developmental Ecology & Human Biology Lab Tuscaloosa, AL

Dr. Jason DeCaro              August 2014-May 2016 (22 months)

o   Conducted psychophysiological testing on four-year-old children in the HeadStart program in the state of Alabama to assess their cortisol and stress levels

o   Used AcqKnowledge software to clean EKG files

o   Ran EKG and GSR software and instructed new research assistants on usage



Transylvania Bioarchaeology (Accredited Field School)       Cluj Napoca, Romania

Ms. Kori Filipek                    July 2016-August 2016 (2 months)

o   Excavated human remains associated with the Jucu Necropolis archaeological site

o   Inventoried and analyzed human remains recovered from the Jucu Necropolis site



University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama                     2018

o   MA, Anthropology

o   GPA: 3.81


University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama                      2016

o   BA, Anthropology, minor in Biology and Art

o   Summa Cum Laude

o   GPA: 3.92



o   GIS for Archaeology

o   Laboratory Methods in Archaeology

o   Research Methods

o   Introduction to GIS

o   Advanced GIS

o   GIS Programming

o   Advanced Field Archaeology

o   Visual Documentation in Archaeology


Publications & Presentations

Clare Farrow, Jessica Conway, and Haley Hoffman, “The Pennsylvania Precontact Predictive Model”, Society for American Archaeology, Washington, D.C., April 11-15th, 2018.


Keith Jacobi, J. Lynn Funkhouser, and Clare Farrow, “Exhuming Mortuary Analysis: Advocating for a more Robust Archaeological Narrative”, Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Athens, Georgia, October 28th 2016.


Blitz, J. H., Riehm, G. E., Arthur, A., Boatwright, B., Danforth, M. E., Farrow, C. E., … Waggoner, K. N. (2015). Andrews Place (1MB1): a Late Woodland-Mississippian Shell Midden on the Alabama Gulf Coast. Journal of Alabama Archaeology, 61(1 & 2).


Clare Farrow, Rachel Paikoff, and Vanessa Alpert, “Fighting the Stigma: an In-Depth Look at Common Misunderstood Mental Health Disorders”, BACCHUS Initiatives of NASPA General Assembly, Washington D.C., November 16th 2015.


Clare Farrow, “Gravestone Photo Portraits and the Military”, University of Alabama Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, April 16th 2013.


Special Skills

ArcGIS (ArcMap, ArcScene, ArcCatalog, etc) · Model Builder · Spatial Analyst · Map Algebra · Geocoding · Viewshed Analysis · QGIS · Archaeological Fieldwork · Microsoft Excel · Microsoft Access · Microsoft Word · Microsoft PowerPoint · SPSS · Geomedia · SQL · Python · ArcPy · Archaeofusion · RM15 Resistance Meter Operation · Total Station Operation · Adobe Illustrator · Adobe Photoshop · Photogrammetry · 3D Modeling · Aerial Photography · LiDAR · Field Drawing · 3D Scanning · Map Production · NEPA · Section 106 · Section 4(f) · Basic Spanish · Ethnographic Research · Writing ·


Awards & Associations

o   Graduate Council Fellowship

o   Dean’s Award of Merit

o   University of Alabama Research & Travel Award

o   Phi Beta Kappa

o   Lambda Alpha

o   Phi Kappa Phi



Mr. Joseph Baker (Previous Supervisor) Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

(717) 705 – 1482                                       


Mr. Ben Reiman (Previous Supervisor)           Lotus Environmental Consulting

(610) 605 – 3104


Dr. Keith Jacobi (Academic Advisor for M.A. degree)   University of Alabama

(205) 348 – 1960                                                              


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