Archaeology Careerist’s Network


Announcing the book Blogging Archaeology

Tweet As I mentioned before, blogging is an excellent way to get a book published. Writing archaeology conference papers is also a great way start towards turning a white paper into a polished article or book chapter. But, what would happen if you combined the two? What would happen if […]

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Financial independence is the key to ending the poverty mentality in archaeology

NSF Archaeology grant success and the University of Arizona

Tweet Last week, Doug Rocks-MacQueen posted an article on his blog Doug’s Archaeology titled “Top Organizations Receiving NSF Archaeology Funds.” I was surprised to see my current grad school at the top of the list by a long shot. The University of Arizona dominated the list of National Science Foundation […]


Don’t show your desperation while looking for an archaeology job

Tweet Imagine this scenario. You’re a lady grabbing some drinks at the local bar after a long day of work at your new employer— Down n’ Dirty Cultural Resource Management Archaeology. Everything is copacetic until you catch the gaze of a young guy at the end of the bar. He […]

Don't be that desperate archaeology job seeker

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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 […]


Are the Secretary of the Interior’s Archaeology Standards good enough?

Tweet Coming off of two weeks of intense debate about archaeological standards and accountability on the Archaeology Careerist’s Network, I felt like addressing the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards. I have talked to many folks that feel like these standards are not enough. Most graduate students and recent […]

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How do we enforce accountability in cultural resource management

Tweet This post comes hot on the heels of a fiery debate on the Archaeology Careerist’s Network LinkedIn group about #freearchaeology (If you haven’t signed up for the LI group, you really should. And, I’m not just saying that because I’m the group’s manager. There have been some lively topics […]