Interns


Dedicated. Passionate. Resilient.

Summer internships provide opportunities to build career pathways while working alongside professionals in the field.


Andres Orozco

2021 Public Archaeology Intern

Andres received his B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Arizona with a focus on the archaeology of the prehispanic Southwest.

Jeremy Grundvig

2021 Education Intern; Mission Associate

Jeremy studies Geographic Information Sciences at the University of Arizona and is interested in spatial correlations between agriculture, trade and architecture in the ancient Southwest.

Katie Portman

2021 Dendrochronology Intern; 2018 Field Intern

Katie is interested in water management, community organization, and how contemporary people interact with the past.

Jessica Weinmeister

2021 Public Archaeology Intern

Jessica studies the prehistory of the Four Corners Region with an emphasis in lithic analysis.

Ella Crenshaw

2021 Public Archaeology Intern

Ella studies archaeology at the University of Oklahoma with a focus on public archaeology, outreach, and museum anthropology.

Kelsey Hoppes

2021 Public Archaeology Intern

Kelsey is a Ph.D. graduate student from the University of Colorado at Boulder pursuing collaborative archaeology, hybridizations of material culture, ceramic technologies, resettlement patterns, and trade networks on the Great Plains..

Former Interns



Tara Beresh

2016 Lab Intern

Tara is a Technical Specialist at UNM’s Office of Contract Archaeology interested in perishable material culture and provenience analysis.

Kelsey Hanson

2016 Field Intern

Kelsey studies prehistoric uses of both natural and constructed landscapes and the multiscalar nature of social and ritual practice.

Kelsey Reese

University of Notre Dame

Kelsey is currently a Postdoctoral Teaching Scholar in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Notre Dame and a Research Associate at the Santa Fe Institute.

Esmeralda Ferrales

2019 Field Intern

Esmeralda is an archaeologist interested in the archaeology of death, ritual, and religion within the Southwest.

Jessica Petrie

2017 Field Intern

Anna is interested in Ancestral Puebloan archaeology, cultural resource management on public lands, and groundstone technologies.

Sam Bomkamp

2018 Field Intern

Sam studies Southwest archaeology, museum studies, and prehistoric interactions between Paquimé and the American Southwest.

Jonathan Dombrosky

2021–2022 Postdoctoral Scholar; Research Associate; 2015 Field Intern

Jon is a zooarchaeologist broadly interested in human-environment interactions from the past to the present.

Sarah Amelia Foster

2019 Lab Intern

Sarah studies the preceramic and early agricultural periods of the northern Southwest region of the U.S.

Allison Jordon

2016 Lab Intern

Allison is interested in lithic technologies, rock art, and prehistoric trade connections throughout the Southwest.

Laura Brumbaugh

2018 Field Intern

Laura is interested in the material evidence of intercultural interaction and integration, as well as material and social inequality.

Thea O’Hea

2019 Education Intern

Thea is an archaeology student at Boston University interested in the history of Puebloan ceramic artistry.

Katie Portman

2021 Dendrochronology Intern; 2018 Field Intern

Katie is interested in water management, community organization, and how contemporary people interact with the past.

Genevieve Woodhead

2017 Lab Intern

Genevieve is an archaeology graduate student studying art, symbolic imagery, and representation in the Southwest.

Catherine Elliot

2018 Lab Intern

Catherine is interested in digital archaeology, online archiving, and data curation.

Mariana Lujan Sanders

2019 Lab Intern

Mariana studies indigenous cultural continuity and change in former Spanish colonies.

Rebecca Morris

2016 Lab Intern

Rebecca studies the interplay between community conformity and individuality through household archaeology and ceramic analysis.

Sarah Seaberg

2019 Field Intern

Sarah is a recently graduated anthropology student, interested in traditional ecological knowledge and human-environment interactions over time.

Elizabeth (Liz) M. Perry

President & CEO

Liz is the President and CEO of Crow Canyon. She joined the Board in 2016 and was hired as CEO in January 2018. Liz works closely with the Board to oversee finances, programming, and long-term strategic planning.

Christy Stewart

2017 Lab Intern

Christy is interested in ceramics, population movement, and Puebloan archaeology.

Meadow Coldon

2018 Field Intern

Meadow is interested in textile processing, communication, and illustrated representations of material culture.

Dylan Schwindt

Director of Information Technology

Dylan applies innovative solutions to database systems, GIScience, and advanced computing technology to archaeological research and education programs.

Bethany Wurster

2016 Lab Intern

Bethany is a graduate student at Utah State University interested in lithic tool organization, and lab and curatorial research.

Emily Tarantini

2018 Lab Intern

Emily is interested in archaeological collections management, museum anthropology, and repatriation.

Scott Ortman

University of Colorado, Boulder

Scott works on the initial formation of ancestral Pueblo society, its transformation into the Rio Grande pueblos, and the practical value of archaeological findings for society today.

Addy Zeigen

2019 American Indian Initiatives Intern

Addy is interested in Heritage Resource Management, Collaborative Archaeology, and community engagement and outreach.

Kyle Bocinsky

University of Montana

Kyle is a computational archaeologist interested in human-environment interactions in the past, present, and future.

Roy Palmer

2018 Education Intern

Roy is a graduate student in public history, focusing on Southeastern indigenous populations, and public archaeology pedagogy.

Sandra Zarzycka

2019 Field Intern

Sandra is interested in understanding human-environmental interactions within the American Southwest using geographical and geoarchaeological perspectives.

Amanda Dobrov

2019 Field Intern

Amanda is interested in household archaeology, ceramic analysis, artifact digitization, and community-based archaeology.