Category Archives: Research

Alexis Baide, Forensic Anthropology Research Facility

  During the Fall of 2017, I conducted a research internship at the Forensic Anthropology Research Facility (FARF), a component of the Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State (FACTS). My research consisted of analyzing the effects of burial age on disturbances seen on the ground surface. The results of this research will help bioarchaeologists determine […]


Connor Laszewski, Prehistory Research Project

Connor Laszewski Internship at Prehistory Research Project Introduction: During the Summer of 2018, I interned at the Prehistory Research Project at Texas State University. The focus of my internship was the analysis of the Native American projectile points known as dart points. These dart points were provided by collector J.D. Zeptner, who obtained them in […]


Charlotte Underwood, Houston Museum of Natural Science

Internship at the Houston Museum of Natural Science By: Charlotte Underwood chun0119970@gmail.com The internship I participated in was a fantastic learning experience. I was working at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, behind the scenes doing the work that most people would find boring: the research. Archaeology isn’t all digging up pottery and bones; to […]


Annette , San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

During the summer of 2018, I held an internship position at the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. The National Parks Service is an agency of the federal government that preserves and protects national parks integrity for future generations. The NPS manages four missions in San Antonio: Concepción, San José, San Juan, and Espada. My […]


Richard Saavedra, Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State

Richard Saavedra Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State Grady Early Forensic Anthropology Research Lab Dr. Deborah Cunningham Internship at the Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State: Researching Methods for 3D Scanning Femora for Use in Stature Estimation Introduction My internship was with the Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State (FACTS) under the supervision of Dr. […]