These individuals provide their expertise to our research projects, and are valued members of the IPFW-AS community.
The staff of the IPFW-AS has over 50 years of combined archaeological experience, and expertise in a wide variety of field and laboratory settings, methodologies, and techniques. Our personnel are experienced in all stages of Section 106 compliance and grant funded research involving: survey, excavation, curation, museology, public outreach, detailed artifact analysis, statistical methods, archaeological remote sensing (magnetometry, resistivity, GPR), predictive modeling, CAD, GIS, electronic publishing, digital data collection and long-term data maintenance. Feel free to contact us for more information about how our staff can meet your needs.
To contact the IPFW Archaeological Survey Personnel please select from the links listed below.
Andrew Smith is serving as the Interim Director for the IPFW-AS. Andrew is listed as a Principal Investigator in both historic and prehistoric archaeology with the Indiana Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Andrew has a B.A. in Anthropology from IPFW and an M.A. in Anthropology from Ball State University, Muncie. Andrew specializes in lithic sourcing and is interested in deeply buried sites. Andrew conducts grant funded research and Section 106 projects and authors reports for those activities.
Craig Arnold acts as Assistant Director for theIPFW-AS. Craig is listed as a Principal Investigator in both historic and prehistoric archaeology as well as a historian with the Indiana Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. He holds bachelor degrees in history (BYU 1992) and anthropology (IPFW 2003). He received a M.A. from the University of Wyoming after completing a thesis focusing on intrasite spatial analysis of faunal remains at the Hanson site, a Paleoindian Folsom occupation in the Bighorn Mountains of northern Wyoming. His archaeological interests focus on hunter-gatherer subsistence and hunting strategies, historic and battlefield archaeology, geophysical investigative techniques, and public outreach archaeology.
Colin Graham is a full-time Staff Archaeologist for the IPFW-AS. Colin holds a B.A. in Anthropology, and is also a graduate of the IPFW Archaeological Remote Sensing Field School which is funded by the National Science Foundation. Colin conducts magnetometry, resistivity, and ground penetrating radar surveys for our CRM and grant-funded research activities. He also authors reports and report sections for those activities.
Kristine holds a B.A. in Anthropology from Indiana University-Purdue University, Fort Wayne. As a staff archaeologist she has experience in all aspects of field and laboratory work, from reconnaissance surveys to archaeological excavations to artifact preparation for curation. Kristine also serves as the primary artifact photographer for the IPFW-AS.
Jamie holds a B.A. degree in Anthropology from IPFW and an M.A. in Anthropology from Ball State University, Muncie. Jamie has experience in all aspects of laboratory work as well as all phases of fieldwork. She has authored, co-authored, and contributed to several IPFW-AS grant and CRM reports. Her interests include subsistence studies, archaeology of food and nutrition, and nutritional anthropology.
Eric holds a B.A. degree in Anthropology (IPFW 2008). In addition to all aspects of laboratory work, Eric is experienced in reconnaissance surveys and archaeological excavations. He also serves as a staff assistant with the summer archaeological field school course. Eric is interested in geophysical survey, environmental archaeology, and subsistence studies.