Topic ID #38751 - posted 9/19/2017 11:58 AM

Recent Anthro Grad (B.S.) Seeking Field Work (Willing to Relocate)



Lauren Alexander

9809 Fairway Vista Drive, Rowlett, TX 75089 | (972) 965-5241 |

Career statement

Recent Graduate of Texas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Anthropology. Practical experience gained from volunteering at the Center for Archaeological Studies, participating in annual excavations and the Forensic Anthropology Society Conferences during 3 years of FAS membership, and attending a field school at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Seeking to gain more experience before furthering education.


Texas State University, San Marcos, TX                                                                                                       August 2014-May 2017

B.S. in Anthropology

Minor in Biology

Honors: Cum Laude

Areas of Concentration: Physical Anthropology, Osteology, Forensics

Major GPA: 3.74

Cumulative GPA: 3.42                                                                                                                                


University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA                                                                                                   2016

Graduate Level Field School Course

“Field and Lab Methods in Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology”                                                         

GPA: 4.0


Liberal Arts Award for Academic Excellence, Texas State University                                                              2014 – 2016

Dean’s List, Texas State University                                                                                                              Fall 2016

Award of Academic Excellence, Texas State University                                                                                 Fall 2015

Dean’s List, Texas State University                                                                                                              Spring 2015

Dean’s List, Texas State University                                                                                                              Fall 2014

TXST Achievement Scholarship, Texas State University                                                                                 2014 – 2017

Gold Award, Girl Scouts of the USA                                                                                                             2014

Professional experience and community service

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Field School Student                                                                                                                                   May 2016 – June 2016

Received bioarchaelogical training and participated in a mock excavation of human remains. Duties include conducting the preliminary research into the history of the excavation site, excavation of human remains and archaeological materials, recording of daily excavation progress, analysis of artifacts, compilation of a biological profile, conduction public outreach, and constructing and delivering a report on the excavation’s findings.

Center for Archaeological Studies, San Marcos, TX

Volunteer                                                                                                                                                  2014-2015

Assisted in the intake of artifacts into curation facility from the field. Duties include artifact identification, sorting, and cleaning, recording of provenience information, rehousing of artifacts for storage, assisting in the entry of artifact information into the curation inventory.

Rockwall Community Playhouse, 609 E Rusk St, Rockwall, TX 75087

Assistant Stage Manager                                                                                                                             2012 – 2013

Responsible for managing multiple schedules, managing junior staff members, assisting the prop, costume, and sound departments, transporting set pieces, cleaning up backstage, cue-giving, and providing assistance as needed on errands and props.

Ed Campbell Company

Concessionaire at multiple stadiums                                                                                                           2012-2017

Stand worker for food and beer stands.  Food prep and service following health and safety guidelines.  Responsible for management of money handling, inventory and clean up. 



English- native language

German- novice level reading, writing, and spoken skills, 8 college semester hours taken

ASL- novice level signing skill, 3 years of high school instruction


Forensic Anthropology Society

Experimental Archaeology Club

International Studies Club


Dr. Ashley McKeown

Texas State University

Senior Lecturer & Visiting Associate Professor

(512) 245-4964


Adam Zimmer

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Graduate Research Fellow, Field School Instructor


CQuvator Alexander-Williams

IRS/Treasury Department for Applications Development

DDS Risk Review Manager and Specialist Java Developer

(214) 282-9709


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