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Amy Oechsner

Address: Spemannstr. 41
72076 Tuebingen
Phone: +49 7071 601 740
Fax: +49 7071 601 701
E-Mail: Amy.Oechsner

 

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Amy Oechsner

Position: Undergraduate Research Assistant  Unit: Alumni Scheffler

Amy is a native English speaker from the U.S. completing a MSc degree in Archaeological Science at the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen (expected completion date: 20 Oct. 2017). She assists with the compilation of scientific analyses and edits reports prepared for publication by the Translational Neuroimaging and Neural Control Research Group.

 

EDUCATION

Sept. 2015 - Oct. 2017: MSc in Archaeological Science, Specialization:Archaeobotany; Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen, Germany

Aug. 2006 - May 2010: BA in Archaeology; Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA, U.S.A.

 


 

AWARDS AND HONORS

2013 First Runner-Up Poster Award; 114th Joint Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America and American Philological Association, Seattle, WA, U.S.A.

2010 Cum laude, Dean's List (2/6 semesters)

2010 Dana Research Assistantship; Department of Archaeology, Dickinson College, PA, U.S.A.

 


 

SELECTED EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

October 2017 - December 2017: Archaeobotany Research Assistant; Institutes for Pre- and Protohistoric Archaeology and Archaeological Sciences, Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen, Germany

February 2017 - April 2018: Archaeological Illustrator (artifacts from the excavation and survey of: Mumba Cave, Tanzania; Sibudu and Umbeli Belli rock shelters, South Africa; and the Al Batinah region of Oman); Institutes for Pre- and Protohistoric Archaeology and Archaeological Sciences, Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen, Germany

May 2012 - May 2013: Archaeological Technician; Barstow Field Office, California Desert District, U.S. Bureau of Land Management

May 2011 - May 2012: American Conservation Experience Old Spanish National Historic Trail Archaeologist Intern; Barstow Field Office, California Desert District, U.S. Bureau of Land Management

 


 

PAPERS, POSTERS, AND FORUM PARTICIPATION

May 2017: Poster: Let it Dry? Wet- vs. Dry- Processed Remains from Schöningen 13II-2 c3. Treffen der Arbeitsgruppe Archäobotanik der RTG, Gaienhofen-Hemmenhofen, Germany

April 2013: Paper: Challenges and Strategies: Managing the Old Spanish National Historic Trail in California. 78th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Honolulu, HI, U.S.A.

Jan. 2013: Poster: An Exploration of Remote Sensing as a Tool for the Detection and Intensive Analysis of Historical Trail Features as Applied to the Old Spanish Trail in the Silurian Valley, California. 114th Joint Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America and American Philological Association, Seattle, WA, U.S.A.

March/April 2012: Paper: Satellites and Trail Traces: Using Satellite Imagery to Locate and Identify the Old Spanish Trail in California. 46th Annual Meeting of the Society for California Archaeology, San Diego, CA, U.S.A.

March/April 2012: Forum: Native American Monitor Training Forum for the Society for California Archaeology. 46th AnnualMeeting of the Society for California Archaeology, San Diego, CA, U.S.A.

 


 

LEADERSHIP

March 2013 : Project Leader; Student Conservation Association/Bureau of Land Management Salt Creek Hills Area of Critical Environmental Concern Trail Maintenance Project, Salt Creek Hills ACEC, CA, U.S.A.

Dec. 2012 - May 2013: Cultural Resource Advisor; Old Spanish Trail Association Mojave River Chapter, Barstow, CA

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Last updated: Monday, 22.05.2017