Archaeology Wordsmith

Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD, RPA
Research Archaeologist

PhD in Archaeology, Greenwich University, 1998
(mentor, Dr. Nicholas Bellantoni, former State Archaeologist of Connecticut)

Dictionary of Artifacts, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, 2007
The Archaeologistís Fieldwork Companion, Wiley-Blackwell, 2006
Encyclopedic Dictionary of Archaeology, Springer, 2000

Fieldwork Experience:
Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, Cortez, CO (field school)
Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, CT (Stuart Reeve and Harold Juli, archaeologists) 2 seasons
Friends of the Office of State Archaeology (Nick Bellantoni, archaeologist) 10 seasons+
Henry Whitfield State Museum, Guilford, CT (Harold Juli, Thomas Tartaron, Marcello Canuto, archaeologists)  3 seasons
Hyland House, Guilford, CT (Jim Powers, archaeologist)
Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge, MA (Ed Hood, archaeologist) 2 seasons
Randallís Ordinary, Stonington, CT (Kevin McBride, archaeologist)
Thomas Griswold House, Guilford, CT (Jim Powers, archaeologist)

Laboratory and Museum Collections Experience:
Connecticut River Museum, Essex, CT
Essex Historical Society, Essex, CT
Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center, Mashantucket, CT
Yale Archaeological Studies Laboratory, New Haven, CT

Association Memberships:  Friends of the Office of State Archaeology, Archaeological Institute of America, Society for American Archaeology

Certification:  Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA)

See also Reference Wordsmith and Things to be Happy About.