Topic ID #38103 - posted 2/23/2017 2:43 PM

Geospatial Scientist


Jolene K.



I am currently based in the DC region but am open to travel/relocation/telework.

I am experienced in the archaeology of Mesoamerica, American Mid-Atlantic, and American Southeast.

• Education •

Masters of Science Geographic and Cartographic Science, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, 2015, GPA

3.55/4.00, Member of Gamma Theta Upsilon International Geographic Honors Society

Bachelors of Science Anthropology and Geography, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro,

Tennessee, 2010, Minor in Archaeology, GPA 3.50/4.00, Cum Laude, Dean’s List, Outstanding Geography Student Award 2009


• Experience • 

Research Associate, American Association of Geographers, June 2015-Present, Washington DC.

Geospatial Analyst Intern, George Mason University student contractor to the United States Geological Survey, April 2013- June 2015, Reston, Virginia.

Collections Management Technician, Independent Contractor for the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, October 2011- August 2012, Suitland, Maryland.

Archaeological Field Technician, ECS Mid-Atlantic, LLC., March 2011- October 2011, Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Research Assistant, Enegis, LLC., July 2010-December 2010, Fairfax, Virginia.

Research Fellow, Tennessee Space Grant at Middle Tennessee State University, December 2009-May 2010, Murfreesboro, Tennessee.


• Publications • 

AP GIS&T Study Group, (Jan. 2018) Bridging High School and Introductory Courses in Geographic Information Science and Technology. Journal of Geography.

Keen, J., (2017). Review of Corey Village and the Cayuga World: Implications from Archaeology and Beyond, by Jack Rossen. Historical Geography Volume 45. Page 278.

Keen, J., (2015). A Comparison of Vector Based and Raster Based Analyses of Historic Records for the Identification of Archaeological Sites. Master’s Thesis submitted to George Mason University Libraries.

Keen, J., et al., (2010). A Driving Tour: Place Names in Rutherford County. Map for brochure produced by the Heritage Center of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County.


• Field Schools •

Researcher at Blue Creek, Belize. Sponsored by The University of Texas at Austin. Hosted by the Maya Research Program (2014)

Geography Field School, Middle Tennessee State University (2009)

Castalian Springs Archaeological Project, Middle Tennessee State University (2008)


• Skills •

  • Air Photo Interpretation
  • Archaeological Survey
  • Archival Research
  • Cartography
  • Cultural Resource Management
  • Environmental Science
  • Field Work
  • Geoarchaeology
  • Geospatial Modeling
  • Historical Research
  • Image Interpretation
  • Renewable Energy
  • Research
  • Satellite Imagery
  • Web Content Management
  • Web Mapping
  • Wind Energy

                                • Tools•

                                • ArcGIS Online
                                • ArcScene
                                • BrowserCMS
                                • Dropbox
                                • EndNote
                                • ERDAS Imagine
                                • Fragstats
                                • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
                                • Global Positioning Systems
                                • Google Drive (Docs, Forms, Sheets)
                                • HootSuite
                                • KE Emu Museum Collections Management Software
                                • Mail Merge
                                • Mapillary
                                • Metal Detectors
                                • Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Word)
                                • OpenStreetMap
                                • OSMand
                                • Photoshop
                                • Remote Sensing
                                • SQL
                                • Survey123 for ArcGIS
                                • Total Station
                                • Trimble GPS
                                • VPN
                                • Zotero


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