Lynne Goldstein (Professor of record, co-director)
Lynne Goldstein is a Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Michigan State. She created and developed the Campus Archaeology Program, and serves as its Director. She also had the original idea for the 2005 Saints’ Rest Field School, and was the overall administrator for that project. Goldstein teaches a variety of archaeology courses, does both prehistoric and historic archaeology, and has done a lot of public archaeology. One of her specialities is the analysis of mortuary practices, and she is currently completing work on the analysis of a historic cemetery in downtown Tucson, AZ. She also conducts research on the late prehistoric Native American Mississippian period (ca. AD 1000) around the site of Aztalan in southeastern Wisconsin. Email her at email@example.com
Christopher Stawski (Teaching Assistant)
Chris is the Campus Archaeologist at MSU, and is currently a 6th year PhD candidate in the anthropology graduate program. He specializes in Mesoamerican Archaeology, specifically with the Prehispanic Tarascan Civilization of West Mexico, and is currently writing his dissertation on the settlement systems of the Tarascans. He has done field work in Illinois, New Mexico, Mexico, and on MSU’s campus for Campus Archaeology.
Grace Krause (Teaching Assistant)
Grace is a second year graduate student in the Department of Anthropology at Michigan State. She previously worked at The Field Museum and Oriental Institute and has a BA in anthropology from the University of Chicago. As a graduate researcher for the Campus Archaeology Program, she is studying historic sustainability in the MSU community. Her main interests are historical archaeology, food and food production in the nineteenth century, and museum studies.
Kristen Sewell (Teaching Assistant)
Kristin Sewell is a first year graduate student in the Department of Anthropology with a focus on Historical Archaeology and Mortuary Analysis. She works in the Campus Archaeology Program doing research in the University Archives and other local repositories. Kristin has several years of field experience working in the private sector and will serve as a TA in the upcoming summer field season.
Katy Meyers (Teaching Assistant)
Katy is a first year graduate student in the Department of Anthropology at MSU. Her focus is on Mortuary Archaeology and Digital Humanities. Her current projects for campus archaeology have included working on a prehistoric archaeology GIS model for the MSU campus, and aiding in public archaeology research. She is the Cultural Heritage Informatics field school liaison.