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April M. Beisaw
abeisaw@yahoo.com

 

Education

Ph.D. in Anthropology, Binghamton University. (2007)

M.A. in Anthropology, Binghamton University. (1998)

B.A. in Anthropology and Chemistry, Rutgers University (1996)

Select Research and Field Experience

2008–Present Associate Professor of Anthropology, Heidelberg University

2007 Adjunct Research Associate, Binghamton University

2006 Instructor, Binghamton University

2005 Research Assistant, Public Archaeology Facility, Binghamton University

2000 Archaeologist/Environmental Scientist, Andrew Garte & Associates

1999 Laboratory Director (Contractor), The Lost Towns of Anne Arundel Project

1998–Present  Archaeological/Faunal Consultant, Self–employed

1998 Research Intern, Crown Canyon Archaeological Center

Publications

Beisaw, April M.

            n.d.      Trash or Stash: Modeling Feature Fill to Test Feature Integrity. Submitted to Journal of Archaeological Science

            2010      Memory, Identity, and NAGPRA in the Northeastern United States. American Anthropologist 112(2):244-256. *Awarded Gordon R. Willey Prize*

            2009      Constructing Institution Specific Site Formation Models. In: The Archaeology of Institutional Life. Edited by A. M. Beisaw and J.G. Gibb. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa.

            2007    Osteoarchaeology of the Engelbert Site: Evaluating Occupational Continuity through the Taphonomy of Human and Faunal Remains. Ph.D. Dissertation, Binghamton University.

            2006      Deer, Dogs, Frogs, and Toads: A New Interpretation of the Faunal Remains from the Engelbert Site, Tioga County, New York. Northeast Anthropology 72: 1-22.

            2006    Once Was Not Enough: Founding and Finding Port Tobacco, Charles County. Maryland Archeology 43(2):1-6.

            2003    The Archaeology of Michigan’s One-Room Schools. Michigan Archaeologist 49(3-4): 1-20.

            1998    Differential Preservation and Recovery: Taphonomy of Bone Preservation at the Thomas/Luckey Site, Ashland, NY. MA Thesis, Binghamton University.

Beisaw, April M. and James G. Gibb

            2009      The Archaeology of Institutional Life. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa.

Gibb, James G. and April M. Beisaw

            2000     Learning Cast Up From the Mire: Archaeological Investigations of Schoolhouses in the Northeastern United States. Northeastern Historical Archaeology 29:107-129

 

Technical Reports

Beisaw, April M.

2011    Forensic Anthropology Report: Case # HEI-11-FRP-01. Submitted to Fremont Police Department.

2009    Faunal Analysis of 26WP7654, White Pine County, Nevada. Prepared for Western Cultural Resource Management.

2009    Faunal Analysis of 26WP7689, White Pine County, Nevada. Prepared for Western Cultural Resource Management.

2009    Faunal Analysis of 26WP2353, White Pine County, Nevada. Prepared for Western Cultural Resource Management.

2008    Faunal Analysis of the Greib Site, MD. Prepared for Bruce Thompson, Maryland Historical Trust.

2008    Untangling Susquehannock Multiple Burials. Scholar in Residence Final Report: FC#4100045134, ME# 2008. Report Submitted to the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, PA.

2006    Faunal Analysis of the Corey Site, NY. Prepared for Jack Rossen, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY.

2004    Faunal Analysis of the Texas Portion Link 1 of the AT&T NexGen/CORE Project. Prepared for Western Cultural Resource Management, Farmington, NM.

2004    Faunal Analysis of New Mexico Link 2 of the AT&T NexGen/CORE Project. Prepared for Western Cultural Resource Management, Farmington, NM.

2004    Faunal Analysis of New Mexico Link 1 of the AT&T NexGen/CORE Project. Prepared for Western Cultural Resource Management, Farmington, NM.

2004    Faunal Analysis of AZ U15:127 and A U15:148 of the AT&T NexGen/CORE Project. Prepared for Western Cultural Resource Management, Farmington, NM.

2004    Faunal Analysis of the Hunchback Rock Shelter (42BE751), Beaver County, Utah. Prepared for Alpine Archaeological Consultants, Montrose, CO.

2004    Faunal Analysis of the White Mesa 42SA22483 Site, San Juan County, Utah. Prepared for Abajo Archaeology, Bluff UT.

2004    Faunal Analysis of the White Mesa 42SA3775 Site, San Juan County, Utah. Prepared for Abajo Archaeology, Bluff UT.

2003    Faunal Analysis of the Hamblin (42WS1585) and Wellington (42JB388) Town Sites, Kern River Expansion Project, Utah. Prepared for Alpine Archaeological Consultants, Montrose, CO.

2003    Faunal Analysis of the Gothic Town Hall (5GN1525) Renovation Monitoring Assemblage, Gothic, Colorado. Prepared for Alpine Archaeological Consultants, Montrose, CO.

2003    Phase I/II Archaeological Testing of the Town Hall School (20WA375), Pittsfield Township, Washtenaw County, MI. Prepared for Pittsfield Township Historical Commission, Ann Arbor, MI.

2003    Phase I/II/III Archaeological Recovery of the Blaess School Site (20WA370), Lodi Township, Washtenaw County, MI. Prepared for Saline Area Historical Society, Saline, MI.

2003    Phase I Archaeological Testing of the Kempf House (20WA377), Ann Arbor, MI. Prepared for Kempf House Museum, Ann Arbor, MI.

2001    Faunal Analysis of the 1994 Belair Mansion (18PR135) Collection. Prepared for James G. Gibb, Archaeological Consultant, Annapolis, MD.

2000    Faunal Analysis of the 1999 Berwind (5LA2175) Collection. Prepared for the Archaeology of Domestic Labor and the Colorado Coal Field War Projects, Denver, CO.

2000    Phase II Archaeological Site Examination of The Dunn Site (18AP84), 44 West Street, Annapolis, Maryland. Prepared for Hermann Dunn Real Estate, Annapolis, MD.

Gibb, James G. and Beisaw, April M.

2000    Phase I/II Archaeological Site Examination of the Oella School (18BA475), Oella, Baltimore County, MD. Prepared for the Oella Company, Oella, Maryland

2000    Phase I Archaeological Site Examination of The Blue Heron Golf Course Expansion Property, Kent Island, Harford County, MD. Submitted to Richard Mandel Golf Architecture, North Carolina.

 

Teaching

College Courses

Laboratory Methods in Archaeology

Museums and the Art of Exhibition

Introduction to Biological Anthropology

Zooarchaeology

Native American Culture and History

Buried Cities, Lost Tribes

Introduction to Anthropology

General Chemistry Laboratory

 

Other

Science Teacher, Ann Arbor Girls Middle School

Educator, Ann Arbor Hand on Museum

 

Faunal

See Technical Reports for details

 


 

 
   

 

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