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Research assistant, Archaeologist

Sacramento, California, United States
August 12, 2018

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Breezy Akeson




● Seasoned teaching and administrative aid; comfortable in academic and office environments; experience as customer service representative, office technician, and laboratory analyst.

● Comprehensive experience in collection curation and artifact restoration; composition and presentation of historical research and scientific projects for public consumption.

● Public outreach coordinator for academic museum; passionate about the interaction between historical academia and modern life; experienced museum interpreter and subject lecturer in various historic and scientific topics. Work Experience

UC Davis Department of Anthropology A ugust 2015 - September 2018

● Teacher’s aide for Human Osteology, Zooarchaeology, and Intro to Archaeology.

● Osteology lab supervisor and analyst; grader and designer of lab practical exams and quizzes for osteology, zooarchaeology, and archaeology.

● Regular lecturer on human evolution, analysis of canid remains, laboratory methods, historical anthropology and archaeology. UC Davis Zooarchaeology & Archaeometry Labs M arch 2015 – May 2017

● Recorded morphometric and taphonomic data for Lloye Miller canid collection, managed database entry and organization.

● Carried out chemical preparation of faunal remains for isotopic analyses; recorded procedures in practical manual for reference.

● Trained incoming student interns in morphometric analysis of faunal remains, proper inventory practices, and collection care. UC Davis Scene Production Shop October 2013 – December 2014

● Construction and design of stages and set pieces for UC Davis mainstage productions.

● Worked closely with coworkers raising large sets and adjusting fly system.

● Experience navigating potentially hazardous work environments. Other Experience

Davis Creamery A ugust 2016 – July 2018

● Extensive experience with customer service in a fast-paced environment; often worked as only employee for opening and closing shifts which included cash management, inventory, and overall store operations.

● Design and artwork for new marketing campaigns and special promotions; consulted on overall store aesthetic and helped to produce art and decorations to reflect store theme.

● Trained new staff on business practices and customer service responsibilities. Education

University of California, Davis

Bachelors of Arts in History c um laude, June 2018 Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology c um laude, June 2018

● Completed Honors Thesis in American History 2018; UC Davis Dean’s Honor List (Fall 2014-Spring 2018); Contributing member to Phi Beta Kappa honors society since 2017; Department citations in Anthropology and History. Sierra College

● Academic Enrichment Program for German language, 2012-2013 References

- Gregory Downs, PhD; e mail:

- John Darwent, PhD; e mail:

- Susan Talcott, MA; e mail: s; p hone: 209-***-****

- Jennifer Schmidt; e mail: d; p hone: 530-***-****

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