I work for the Arkansas Archeological Survey, a unit of the University of Arkansas System, but my research station is at Southern Arkansas University, in Magnolia. My teaching duties are primarily at SAU, though I have taught for the UofA, as well.

Courses Taught

University of Arkansas

  • ANTH4256/5256: Archeological Field School
    • Summer I, 2018

Southern Arkansas University

  • ANTH4134: The North American Indian
    • Spring Semester, 2015-present
  • ANTH4133: World Archaeology
    • Spring Semester, 2012
  • ANTH/SOC 1031: General Anthropology/Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
    • Spring Semester, 2015-present
  • CRJU3153: Research Methods
    • Fall Semester, 2013 and Spring Semester, 2012
  • SCIE3003: Geographic Information Systems
    • Spring Semester, 2013 and 2018

The College of William & Mary

  • ANTH203: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
    • Spring Semester, 2009


Thesis committees at the University of Arkansas chaired:

  • Jacob Shidner
    • PhD in process
  • Victoria Jones
    • Master’s, 2019
    • The Archaeology of Leetown Hamlet: Households and Consumer Behavior in the Arkansas Ozarks.
  • Michaela Conway
    • Bachelor’s with Honors, 2018
    • (Mis)Understanding Leetown, Pea Ridge: Archaeological Investigations of 19th Century Consumerism and Historical Narratives of Arkansas ‘Hillbillies’.

Committees served, not as chair:

  • Jamie Middleton
    • Bachelor’s with Honors, 2018
    • “The Gettysburg of the West:” The Utility of Public Archaeology to Supplement and Enhance Public Interpretation and the Reversal of the Ozark Stereotypes at Pea Ridge National Military Park.