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2009 Excavation and analysis of Bagaces and Sapoa period contexts at the El Rayo site on the Asese peninsula in Lake Nicaragua

 2008 Excavation and analysis of Sapoa period contexts at the Tepetate site in the Granada region, Nicaragua

2007 Ceramic analysis of materials from salvage excavations in Cholula, Mexico

2006 Site survey in the Tola region, and salvage excavations in Tolesmaida, Nicaragua.

2005 Excavation and analysis of Sapoa period house mounds and related materials in Santa Isabel (RI44). Rivas, Nicaragua.

2004 Excavation and analysis of Sapoa period house mounds and related materials in Santa Isabel (RI 44). Rivas, Nicaragua.

2003 Excavation and analysis of Sapoa period house mound and related materials in Santa Isabel (RI 44). Rivas, Nicaragua.

2003 Excavation and analysis of prehistoric mammoth (?), with the Museo Nacional and Museo de Rivas. Veracruz de Zapotal, Nicaragua.

2002 Excavation and artifact analysis at Macuilxochitl, a Late Classic (Xoo phase) urban center in Oaxaca, Mexico; with Dr. Marcus Winter, Centro Regional de Oaxaca, Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, Oaxaca, Mexico.

2000 Excavation and artifact analysis of Santa Isabel A (RI 44), a Sapoa/Ometepe period site in Rivas, Nicaragua.

2000 Excavation and artifact analysis of La Arenera, a Tempisque period site in Managua, Nicaragua.

1998 Excavation and artifact analysis of sites from Newport (Redwood Library, Lawrence Orchard House, and St. Joseph’s Church) and Warren (Baker House), RI; with the SRU Archaeological Field Methods Class and the Salve Weekend Archaeology Troupe.

1997 Laboratory analysis of archaeological materials from Postclassic Cholula at the Museo del Sitio, Cholula, Puebla, Mexico; with Sergio Suárez Cruz.

1993-1996 Organization and curation of the Spinden Photographic Archive of approximately 30,000 late 19th and early 20th century photographs and illustrations relating to Herbert J. Spinden's research into Mesoamerican art and archaeology; Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, Bristol, RI.

1995-1996 Senior Consultant for the MESOLORE Origins of Mesoamerican Writing module of the PROLARTI Program on the Language/Art Interface CD-ROM project; with Elizabeth Bakewell and Byron Hamann, Brown University, Providence, RI.

1994 Excavation and analysis of Epiclassic elite residential complex associated with the Patio of the Carved Skulls, located on the northeast platform of the Great Pyramid, Cholula, Puebla, Mexico; with Sergio Suárez Cruz, Centro Regional de Puebla, Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia.

1993 Museum exhibition "Objects and Images from Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica" with students from the Museum studies class (HA 189), Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, Brown University, Bristol, RI.

1993 Excavation and analysis of Early Classic period house and associated remains, Cholula, Puebla, Mexico; with Sergio Suárez Cruz, Centro Regional de Puebla, Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia.

1984-1992 Cultural resource surveys in New York state with the Public Archaeology Facility, SUNY Binghamton; includes work as crew member, crew chief, and field director. Supervisory experience includes: multi-component prehistoric and historic sites in downtown Binghamton and Owego, NY; residential, commercial, and rural industrial sites in Alpine and Halseyville, NY; the Foster Island Civil War prison camp in Elmira, NY; a stratified Late Archaic site and a Contact period house site in Italy, NY; an early/mid 19th century rural Quaker community in Mecklenburg-Perry City, NY; historic and prehistoric sites at Stewart International Airport, Newburgh, NY; and a 12-mile linear pipeline corridor with 50+ prehistoric sites in Schoharie and Albany counties.

1989 and 1991 Directed archaeological investigations at the Quarry Farm site (Elmira, NY), the summer residence of author Mark Twain, Elmira, NY; with the Elmira College archaeological field project and the Center for Mark Twain Studies.

1987-8 Administrative Assistant for the Public Archaeology Facility, SUNY Binghamton; included payroll, billing, and cost accounting.

1982-7 Analysis of Postclassic ceramics and related material culture from the UA-1 and UA-79 excavations on the campus of the Universidad de las Americas, Cholula, Puebla - with Dr. Michael Lind and Dr. David Peterson.

1984 Excavation of a Late Formative irrigation canal at Amalucan, Puebla, and subsequent ceramic analysis - with Dr. Melvin Fowler, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

1981-4 Coordinated a project designed to identify archaeological resources within the urban zone of Cholula. Included surface reconnaissance, inspection of modern construction disturbances, and the excavation and analysis of features with investigators from the Centro Regional de Puebla and the Universidad de las Americas.

1983 Mapping of Classic period architectural remains at the Hotel Villas Arqueologicas, Cholula, Puebla; with Dr. Michael Lind and Charles Caskey, Universidad de las Americas, Cholula, Puebla, Mexico.

1976-80 Journeyman carpenter and construction supervisor for commercial and custom residential construction in Southern California.

1977 Crew member, crew chief, and supervisor of ceramics laboratory for settlement pattern survey of the Tamazulapan Valley, Mixteca Alta, Oaxaca, Mexico; with Dr. Bruce E. Byland, Pennsylvania State University.

1973-5 Restoration, analysis and classification of archaeological materials from the Near East and South Asia; Lowie Museum of Anthropology, U.C. Berkeley, with Dr. David Herod and Dr. George F. Dales.

1971 Excavation at the Calico Early Man site, Yermo, CA, with Dr. Dee Simons and Dr. Louis Leakey, San Bernardino County Museum, CA..

1970-71 Recovery of micro-faunal remains from matrix, La Brea Tar Pits, Los Angeles, CA.

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