Urgeschichte und Naturwissenschaftliche Archäologie

Curriculum Vitae

Employment History

2012-present

Researcher in Zooarchaeology, Institut für Naturwissenschaftliche Archäologie, Universität Tübingen
   

2011-2012

Postdoctoral Research Associate, School of Anthropology, University of Arizona

Education

2011 Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology, University of Arizona, Tucson. Major: Archaeology; Minor: Environmental Anthropology. Dissertation title: Trends in Subsistence from the Middle Paleolithic through Mesolithic at Klissoura Cave 1 (Peloponnese, Greece), advisor Dr. Mary C. Stiner.
   
2005 Masters of Arts in Anthropology, University of Arizona, Tucson. Thesis title: Faunal Data from Hallan Çemi Tepesi: A Late Epipaleolithic/Neolithic Transition Site in Southeast Anatolia, advisor Dr. Mary C. Stiner.
2003 Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Bachelor of Science in Biology, with honors, University of Wyoming, Laramie.

Teaching Experience

   
2015 Co-Instructor, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen. Einführung in die Naturwissenschaftliche Archäologie
2013 - present Instructor, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen. Erweiterte Grundlagen der Archäozoologie
2013 - present Co-Instructor, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen. Diet and Subsistence in a Prehistoric Context
2012 - present Co-Instructor, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen. Osteologie IV: Knochen als Quelle (Bones as a Source of Information)
2010-2012 Adjunct Instructor, Pima Community College, Tucson. Human Origins and Prehistory
2010, 2012 Adjunct Instructor, Pima Community College, Tucson. Co-Instructor, Archaeology Laboratory
2011 Adjunct Instructor, Pima Community College, Tucson. Exploring Non-Western Cultures
2011 Teaching Assistant, University of Arizona, Tucson. Human Evolution
2010-2011 Adjunct Instructor, Pima Community College, Tucson. Buried Cities and Lost Tribes
2010-2011 Instructor, University of Arizona, Tucson. Patterns in Prehistory (online)
2010 Teaching Assistant, University of Arizona, Tucson. Principles of Archaeology
2009 Instructor, University of Arizona, Tucson. Origins of Human Diversity
2006-2007 Teaching Assistant, University of Arizona, Tucson. Origins of Human Diversity
2006 Instructor, University of Arizona, Tucson. Patterns in Prehistory

Awards and Scholarships

   
2013 The Leakey Foundation: “The evolution of late Pleistocene hominin diets in southern Greece”
2012-2013, 2015 Institute for Aegean Prehistory (INSTAP) Research Grant: “Dietary Change During the Upper Paleolithic at Kephalari Cave”
2012 Research Prize for Early Prehistory and Quaternary Ecology, Institut für Ur- und Frühgeschichte und Archäologie des Mittelalters, Abteilung Ältere Urgeschichte und Quartärökologie, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
2009 Haury Graduate Award, University of Arizona, School of Anthropology
2008 Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant, National Science Foundation
2006 Wiener Laboratory Research Associateship, Wiener Laboratory at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens
2006 Hellenic Cultural Foundation Scholarship
2006 Rieker Grant, University of Arizona, Department of Anthropology
2006 William Shirley Fulton Scholarship Fund, University of Arizona, Department of Anthropology
2003-2005 IGERT Fellowship, University of Arizona, Department of Anthropology
2002 McNair Scholars Program, University of Wyoming, project title: Paleoenvironmental Studies on Selected Archaeological Sites in Southwest Wyoming