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Russell A. | Elance
 
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Russell A.

   United States
  |   Seattle, WA
  |  12:38 pm Local Time

Overview

I am an archaeologist specializing in archiving and disseminating digital archaeological information and teaching and creating archaeological software.

I believe that wider understanding of software tools and better data organization allows archaeologists to better conduct broad scale analyses, increase access to data, and preserve archaeological data forever. To that end, I advocate for and share with colleagues software techniques and data organization tips everywhere I work, with an emphasis on giving them skills for increasing...

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GIS
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Excavation
Anthropology
Spatial Analysis
Microsoft Office
Photoshop
Archaeology
Research
Cultural Resource Management

Employment

Diachronic Design
Digital Archaeologist
2013 - Present
At my company, Diachronic Design, I create video tutorials to teach archaeologists about digital tools like databases and GIS with an emphasis on managing and preserving digital archaeological...
Western Washington University
Collections Manager, WWU Archaeology Lab
2012 - 2013
-Designed and oversaw projects to inventory, organize, and digitally record primary field documents, photographs, artifacts, and archaeological samples. -Built and maintained custom MS Access...
Whatcom County Parks and Recreation
Museum Collections Technician
2012 - 2012
Customized the Department's PastPerfect database and added records from the Hovander Homestead collection.
Northern Arizona University
Graduate Assistant
2011 - 2012
I worked as the Anthropology Computer Lab assistant. I set up and maintained the lab computers and software programs, answered student questions, led software tutorial workshops, and maintained the...
Northern Arizona University
Applied Archaeology Graduate Student
2010 - 2012
Studied applied archaeology, lithic analysis, CRM law, contemporary Native American cultures, GIS, archaeology ethics, and digital archaeological archives.
Museum of Northern Arizona
Archaeological Collections Volunteer
2010 - 2010
Cleaned, photographed, and packaged ceramic artifacts for transportation into the new Easton Collection Center.
Environmental Planning Group Inc
Archaeological Technician
2007 - 2010
Conducted field surveys, recorded sites, and wrote site descriptions from handwritten notes and entered data on IMACS forms in Northern Nevada, Idaho, and Oregon. Surveys were mostly conducted in...
EcoPlan Associates, Inc
Archaeological Technician
2009 - 2009
Helped locate and record 119 sites (ranging from small artifact scatters to pithouses and extensive pueblo sites) in a 1200 acre area covering all Sinagua phases short of the Clear Creek phase.
AMEC Earth & Environmental, Inc
Archaeological Technician
2007 - 2009
Surveyed in western Oregon and Washington state maintaining parallel transects, conducting shovel scrapes, navigating over difficult terrain and through dense forest vegetation. Also conducted data...
University of Washington/National Park Service
Archaeological Technician
2008 - 2008
Conducted pedestrian survey and subsurface testing (Shovel tests and 1x1m test excavations) in Arctic tundra as well as cataloged artifacts and camped in a remote area of northwest Alaska for an...
Society for Applied Anthropology Podcast Team
Audio Editor
2008 - 2008
Edited audio recordings of presentations from the 2008 SfAA Annual Meeting and encoded them as mp3 files.

Education

Northern Arizona University
M.A. in Applied Archaeology
- 2012
Western Washington University
B.A. in Anthropology/Archaeology
- 2007
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