Anthropology Students Present at Society for American Archaeology Meeting

Posted on 4/21/2010 8:02:13 AM

Graduate students in the M.A. in Applied Archaeology program and an undergraduate Archaeology Track major presented at the seventy-fifth annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology in St. Louis, Mo.

Graduate student presentors included Angela Jaillet, “Dealing with Dirt and Doubt: Archaeology Outreach in Agricultural Education;” Amy Salsgiver and Kristin Swanton, “Educating the Educators: Introducing Sensitive Issues Through Archaeology;” Jonathan Libbon, “Geophysical Investigations Along the Allegheny Portage Railroad;” and undergraduate Meghen Pace, “Ground Penetrating Radar Investigations of Memorial Park, Indiana County.” Seth Mitchell also presented a paper, “One Project, Over 60 Eligible Sites: No Problems?” in one of the two sessions he organized. The sessions were “Archaeology of the Rockies Express Pipeline Project Missouri and Illinois” and “Archaeology of the Rockies Express Pipeline Project Indiana and Ohio.”

Five graduate students also participated in the Ethics Bowl. The IUP team included Lisa Dugas, Angela Jaillet, Jonathan Libbon, Seth Mitchell, and Kristin Swanton. Although they lost in the first round to a team from the University of California at Berkeley, they represented IUP well.