Topic ID #40546 - posted 1/11/2019 7:17 AM

Recent MA grad seeking full-time work


Rhianna Bennett


Georgia Southern University, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Master of Arts in Social Sciences           

Thesis: Deviating from the Standard: The Relationship between Archaeology and Public Education Certificate in Public History

University of Georgia, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences          Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology


Georgia Southern University, Graduate Assistant TA2

  • August 2018 - May 2018, Lectured one section of Introduction to Anthropology at the Statesboro campus. Responsibilities included preparing lectures, presenting, grading, and more.

Georgia Southern University, Graduate Assistant TA1

  • August 2016 - June 2018, Research and Teaching Assistant for Camp Lawton Archaeological Project. Responsibilities included grading, field supervision, conducting public outreach, and managing social media accounts for Camp Lawton.

Dynamic Environmental Associates, Field Technician.

  • January 2018 - Phase One shovel testing in Marianna, Florida.

Stone Point Services, Field Technician.

  • July 2016 - Phase One shovel testing in Bryceville, Florida.

Southeastern Horizons, Inc, Field Technician    

  • January 2016 - Phase One shovel testing in Millen, Georgia.

  • April 2018 - Phase One shovel testing in Kingsland, Georgia.    


  • Field School Supervision - 2016-2018 Field Seasons with Georgia Southern University

    • Assisted in supervising field and laboratory activities during the Spring and Summer 2016-2017 field schools at Coosawhatchie, South Carolina; Sylvania, Georgia; Millen, Georgia.

  • Field School - Ogeechee Old Town with Georgia Southern University - Spring 2016

    • Systematic shovel testing, unit excavation, artifact analysis, etc.

    • Assisted Graduate Supervisors in instructing archaeological field and laboratory methods to undergraduate students.

  • Field School - Raccoon Ridge with University of Georgia - Summer 2014

    • Training in survey, excavation, recovery, analysis, recording and processing of data.

    • Gumbert Award Recipient.


  • Expected 2019 - Curator, Georgia Southern Museum exhibit on cultural history of the Georgia Coastal Plain, expected August 2019.

  • 2017 - Exhibit Panel, R M Bogan Archaeological Repository, “Dugout Canoe"

  • 2016 - Exhibit Design and Creation, Statesboro Visitors Bureau, “The Spanish in Georgia,”


  • ArchaeoBus Volunteer, 2015-2018

  • Guest Lecturer, Hickory Hill, 2018

  • Member-at-Large, Southeastern Archaeology Conference Student Committee, 2018

  • Intern, Georgia Council on American Indian Concerns, 2016 - 2017.

  • Graduate Assistant, STEM Field Experience at Georgia Southern, 2016-2017.

  • Volunteer, Georgia Southern University booth at SGA Public Archaeology Event, 2016

  • Volunteer, Southeastern Archaeological Conference, 2016

  • Presenter, Boys and Girls Club of Bulloch County 2016


  • 2018 Society for American Archaeology, Washington D.C.: “Deviating from the Standard”

  • 2018 Fields of Conflict: “Public Engagement with POW sites”

  • 2018 Southeastern Archaeological Conference: “Deviating from the Standard: Results on Surveys of Georgia Archaeological Outreach and K-12 Education”


  • 2018 - Graduate Research in Anthropology Award, Georgia Southern University
  • 2018 - Professional Development Travel Grant, Georgia Southern University
  • 2017 - Cultural Heritage Scholarship, Georgia Southern University
  • 2014 - Brian Gumbert Award, University of Georgia


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