It’s not just archaeology. Most students don’t learn what they need in college.

Tweet A few months ago, I penned a (un)popular blog post titled “When archaeology field techs have to teach PhDs how to do archaeology”. Some people thought it was great. Many did not. Fortunately, I haven’t been kicked out of graduate school over it. The basic premise was: Universities are […]

How can universities prepare students for cultural resource management archaeology careers?

Plan for blogging and historic preservation at succinct research

Blogging about cultural resource management archaeology is just the beginning

Tweet March, 2014 is the last month of #blogarch Part Deux. In addition to hosting an excellent discussion in the last few months about blogging, archaeology and points between, Doug Rocks-MacQueen posited a killer final question to end the series: Where do you plan on going with blogging or where […]

Succinct Research 2013 Review and 2014 Prospectus

Tweet Last month, Doug Rocks-MacQueen asked the archaeology blogospere why we all decided to start blogs. In case you didn’t’ read my response, I started this blog as a way to help other archaeologists find and keep jobs in cultural resource management, historic preservation, and heritage conservation. I felt like […]



The #storyMOOC is a Good Example for Archaeologists

Tweet This week, I finally started a massive open online class (MOOC) called “The Future of Storytelling” on iversity. So far, the course has exceeded my expectations. Engaging content. Great videos and illustrations. Good recommended readings and projects. It is well produced and much better than the online courses I […]