What is your background?
I have my bachelor’s in Anthropology with a Certificate of Underwater Resource Management from Indiana University (IU) and I am currently working towards my Masters in Applied Anthropology from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).
What kinds of projects have you completed in the past ten years?
In my career so far I have worked on: the Bethel Cemetery Relocation Project through IUPUI, archaeological projects with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, a 3D Scanning Skull project for the Indiana University School of Dentistry (IUPUI Center for Digital Scholarship) and I went to the Dominican Republic and worked on the Captain Kidd dive site (Center for Underwater Science: IU).
What are three career lessons you have learned?
- Consider every mistake as an opportunity to make yourself a better professional.
- It’s a small world. Take every opportunity to grow your professional network.
- Grab opportunities as they come.
What is something that you would consider one of your greatest professional accomplishments?
The Bethel Cemetery Relocation Project.
Name two things our clients can expect when working with you?
- A positive attitude
What is your personal mantra?
Life is all about balance.
What professional values are most important to you?
You are happiest when?
Spending time with my family, friends and dogs.