||I'm a Lithic Analyst, I specialize in prehistoric Archaeology.
I'm a big advocate of using Experimental archaeology to interpret assemblages
as well. I'm also part of the Underwater Archaeology program at work.
I'm the operator for the Side Scan Sonar unit, as well as the Sub-Bottom
profiler, and the Magnetometer.
||St. Leonard, Calvert County
|Carol A. Ebright
||Eastern Woodlands prehistory, Paleoindian and Archaic
time periods, lithic technology, geoarcheology, Archeologist/Native American
||Queen Anne's County
||Historic period cemetery that may date as early as
the mid 17th century.
||Instrument survey, archival research, drafting, faunal analysis, historic
period ceramics, professional ethics
||Crownsville, College Park, northern Baltimore County
||Prehistory of Eastern North America, Field Methods, Public
Archeology, Cultural Resources Management
|Joseph W. Hopkins
||Cultural Resources, prehistoric and historic archeology,
as well as historic preservation.
||Baltimore, Central Maryland
||Prehistory of Eastern North America, Ecology, Geoarchaeology,
Cultural Resources, Archival Search, Industrial Archaeology.
||Interest: 17th and 18th Century maritime trade, material
culture and town development.
Specialized skills: historic research, genealogy, land records research
and Phase I, II, and III testing and excavations both terrestrial and
CRM professional (URS Corp) and history professor (UMUC).
||Contact and Woodland Middle Atlantic, historical archaeology
||St Leonard, Calvert County
||Artifact conservation, materials science, collections
survey and maintenance.
BE A MENTOR!
To be a Certified Archaeological Technician (CAT) mentor you must be knowledgeable
in archaeology or related field. Your responsibilities as a mentor are
1) This must be fun for you and the people you are mentoring.
2) You are to encourage those in the program too further their knowledge
of the field.
3) You must be willing to share your knowledge with any person in the program.
(This usually takes the form of answering questions like how do I find a
4) You must be willing to answer questions quickly and in a professional
manor. If you cannot answer the questions, you need to forward the question
to a colleague who can.
5) You should try to attend as many workshops as you can.
6) You must stay in contact with those people you are mentoring. This can
be done in writing, phone or email. You must do this a minimum of once a
month. This information will then be condense and forwarded to the CAT committee.
This will help the committee plan upcoming events and workshops.
7) When the people you are mentoring get close to finishing the program,
you must inform the CAT committee. The Committee will have further instructions
for you to forward onto the soon- to- be- graduate.
8) When the people you are mentoring complete the program, you must attend
their final defense.
9) Upon graduation you are responsible for putting a small biographical sketch
of the recent graduate including highlights of archaeological interest. This
will be forwarded to the ASM president.
10) You must stand with the graduate when they receive their award and may
be asked to say a few words.
11) Your commitment per candidate is likely to last 2 to 3 years.
12) The benefit to you is the satisfaction of mentoring.
This is a rewarding opportunity to do public outreach and demonstrate the
importance of public archaeology. If you are interested in being a mentor
please contact the CAT committee chairperson at your earliest convenience.