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Faculty, Staff and Students Share Research at Archaeology Meeting

March 19, 2014

Anthropology faculty members, students and recent graduates, as well as staff from the John D. Cooper Center for Archaeological and Paleontological Curation, are presenting papers and posters this week at the 48th annual meeting of the Society for California Archaeology in Visalia. The Cooper Center, a partnership between OC Parks and CSUF, also has a booth displaying the center's collections and research opportunities during the March 20-23 program.

Presenters are:

  • Jeannine Pedersen, associate curator for archaeology, and graduate student Megan Wilson-Thuler — "The Results of 40 Years of Mitigation Archaeology in Orange County, CA — The Cooper Center's Strategies for Curation and Research." Wilson-Thuler also will deliver "Digging up Gray Literature: Putting CRM Back to Work"
  • Graduate student Kathleen Gonzales and Steven R. James, professor of anthropology — "Late Holocene Marine Mammal Exploitation at Site CA-SNI-44 on San Nicolas Island: A Presentation in Honor of Dr. Pat Martz." James also will co-deliver "Fairview Site (CA-ORA-58) — Preservation or Destruction? Impacts to a National Register Archaeological Site in Orange County, Southern California"
  • Alum Kasey Cole '13 (B.A. anthropology) — "An Analysis of Faunal Remains From a Late Holocene Coastal Site (CA-ORA-910), Talega Valley, San Clemente, California"
  • January graduates Julia Grundy and Richard Saldana, and Edward J. Knell, assistant professor of anthropology — "The Search for Fluted Points in Coastal Orange County"

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