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Michele Lorenzini

Title: Instructor
Phone: 650-2823
Email: mlorenz@siue.edu
Office: PH 0201

Personal History

I received my Bachelor of Science in May 1995 from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in Anthropology, History, Religious Studies and Philosophy. After spending 1 ½ years working in contract archaeology in many parts of the country and traveling overseas, I returned to school. In October 1998, I received my Master of Arts in Anthropology from University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign.

Research Activities

I am active in local CRM work but my main research area is Historical Archaeology. My geographical region of focus is the Western Great Lakes with a research interest in the French Fur Trade. I have done many projects involving specifically glass trade beads and Contact Period Native sites. In addition to working in many states in the Midwest and up and down the Mississippi River, I have participated in excavations in Israel and Syria .

Academic Publications:

2001 Man-in-the-Moon Beads. Beads. Co-author: Karlis Karlins

1996 A Classification of Glass Trade Beads from the Bell Site (47-Wn-9), Winnebago County , Wisconsin . Reports of Investigation Number 8, Archaeology Laboratory, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh , Oshkosh , Wisconsin .

1995 A Classification of Glass Trade Beads from the Bell Site (47-Wn-9), Winnebago County , Wisconsin . Fox Valley Archeology (Journal of the Robert Ritzenthaler Chapter , Wisconsin Archeological Society) 24:59-79.

Papers Presented:

2003 "Glass Trade Beads from the Iliniwek Village Site" at the 68 th Society for American Archaeology Conference. Milwaukee , Wisconsin . 9-13 April.

2000 "Middle Historic Trade Bead Classification and Chronology: The Meskwaki Occupations of the Middle Fox River Passageway" at the Joint Midwest Archaeological and Plains Anthropological Conference. St. Paul , Minnesota . 9-12 November. (Co-author).

2000 "Man-in-the-Moon Beads: A Temporal Indicator" at the 33 rd Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology - Society for Historical Archaeology. Québec City , Québec. 4-9 January.

1997 "Glass Trade Beads from the Bell Site, Wisconsin " at the 3 rd Historical Archaeology Conference of the Upper Midwest - HACUM 3. Red Wing, MN. 4-5 April .

Courses Taught

ANTH 111: Introduction to Anthropology

ANTH 332: Origins of Old World Cities and States

ANTH 470: Historical Archaeology

Professional Activities

MOUND CITY ARCHAEOLOGICAL SERVICES

Current Position
Owner and operator of archaeological contracting company. small, woman-owned business.

Experience Summary

Experience as Project Archaeologist on various projects related to compliance with NEPA and Sections 106 and 110 of NHPA. Responsibilities include supervision of field personnel and archaeological field techniques, coordination with clients and agencies, and evaluation and identification of archaeological evidence. Prepared and contributed to a number of CRM reports, EAs, and EISs. Archaeological investigations have been carried out in Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin, Iowa, Michigan, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Indiana, and West Virginia.

Years of Experience:
13

Education: Master of Arts, Anthropology
University of Illinois, 1998
Bachelor of Science, Anthropology; History
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, 1995

Professional Affiliations
Illinois Archaeological Society
Midwest Archaeological Conference
The Wisconsin Archaeological Society

Primary Experience

2003-Date. MCAS. Principal Investigator and Owner. Responsible for supervision and implementation of fieldwork, report preparation, and background research. Projects include all phases of investigations for both prehistoric and historic sites.

•Principal Investigator: Supervision of, participation in and report preparation of Phase I Archaeological Survey, ConocoPhillips Parking Lot Facility-Hawthorne Street, Hartford, Madison Co, IL.
•Principal Investigator: Supervision of, participation in and report preparation of Phase I Archaeological Survey, ConocoPhillips Parking Lot Facility-Madison Avenue, Roxana, Madison Co, IL.
•Principal Investigator: Supervision of, participation in and report preparation of Phase I Archaeological Survey, ConocoPhillips Parking Lot Facility-North Field, Wood River, Madison Co, IL.
•Principal Investigator: Supervision of, participation in and report preparation of Phase I Archaeological Survey, 410 Edmundson Bridge Replacement, Butler Co, MO.
•Principal Investigator: Supervision of, participation in and report preparation of Phase I Archaeological Survey, YTB International Development-NE, Wood River, Madison Co, IL.
•Principal Investigator: Supervision of, participation in and report preparation of Phase I Archaeological Survey, Greater Glory Family Worship Center, Glen Carbon, Madison Co, IL.
•Principal Investigator: Supervision of, participation in and report preparation of Phase I Archaeological Survey, Club Centre-East, Edwardsville, Madison Co, IL.
•Principal Investigator: Supervision of, participation in and report preparation of Phase I Archaeological Survey, New Science Building-SIUE, Madison Co, IL.
•Principal Investigator: Supervision of, participation in and report preparation of Phase I Archaeological Survey, YTB International Development-SW, Wood River, Madison Co, IL.
•Principal Investigator: Supervision of, participation in and report preparation of Phase I Archaeological Survey, Student Academic Success Center-SIUE, Madison Co, IL.
•Principal Investigator: Supervision of, participation in and report preparation of Phase I Archaeological Survey, Grandview Farm Subdivision, Marine, Madison Co, IL.
•Principal Investigator: Supervision of, participation in and report preparation of Phase I Archaeological Survey, Grandview Farm Subdivision, St. Jacob, Madison Co, IL.
•Consulting Archaeologist: Report preparation of Siting Study, Global Nuclear Energy Partnership project for General Electric Company Nuclear Energy facility, Morris, IL. (U.S. Department of Energy funding)
•Principal Investigator: Supervision of, participation in and report preparation of Phase I Archaeological Survey, County Road 532 Relocation, Cape Girardeau Co, MO.
•Principal Investigator: Supervision of, participation in and report preparation of Phase II Archaeological Investigations, Bowler Road Subdivision, St. Clair Co, IL.•
Principal Investigator: Supervision of, participation in and report preparation of Phase I Archaeological Survey, Amber Meadows Residential Subdivision, St. Clair Co, IL.
•Principal Investigator: Supervision of, participation in and report preparation of Phase I Archaeological Survey, Evergreen Hall-SIUE, Madison Co, IL.
•Principal Investigator: Supervision of, participation in and report preparation of Phase I Archaeological Survey, Lake St. Louis Borrow Area, St Charles Co, MO.
•Principal Investigator: Supervision of, participation in and report preparation of Phase I Archaeological Survey, CR 670 Bridge Replacement, Butler Co, MO.
•Principal Investigator: Supervision of, participation in and report preparation of Phase I Archaeological Survey, St. Louis Bike Park, St. Louis Co, MO.
•Principal Investigator: Supervision of, participation in and report preparation of Phase I Archaeological Survey, Eagle Sky Drive, Ozarks Christian Camps, Wayne Co, MO.
•Principal Investigator: Supervision of, participation in and report preparation of Historic Bridge Recordation, Laflin Bridge, CR 408, Bollinger County, MO.
•Principal Investigator: Supervision of, participation in and report preparation of Phase I/II Archaeological Survey, Idlewild Estates, Poplar Bluff, Butler Co, MO.
•Principal Investigator: Supervision of, participation in and report preparation of Phase I Archaeological Survey, I-55 & Rt EE borrow area, New Madrid Co, MO.
•Principal Investigator: Supervision of, participation in and report preparation of Phase I Archaeological Survey, Auborn Meadows Subdivision, East Moline, Rock Island County, IL.
•Field Director: Supervision of and participation in Phase I Archaeological Survey, Residential Subdivision, Shiloh, St. Clair County, IL.
2003-Present. Gateway Archaeology. Cultural Resources/Field Director. Responsible for supervision and implementation of fieldwork. Projects include all phases of investigations for both prehistoric and historic sites.•
Field Director: Supervision of and Participation in Phase I Archaeological Survey, Borrow Pit Location Hwy 164, Dunklin Co, MO.
•Field Director: Supervision of and Participation in Phase I Archaeological Survey, Wastewater Detention Facility, Bethalto, Madison Co, IL.
•Field Director: Supervision of and Participation in Phase I Archaeological Survey, Lions Den Road - 4, Jefferson Co, MO.
•Field Director: Supervision and report preparation of Phase I Archaeological Survey, Black Jack Subdivision, St. Jacob, Madison County, IL.
•Field Director: Supervision of and Participation in Phase I Archaeological Survey, Olin Property, Bethalto, Madison County, IL.
•Field Director: Supervision of and participation in Phase III Archaeological Mitigation, (11S1330-Multicomponent, Ogles Bluff), St. Clair Co, IL.
•Field Director: Supervision of and Participation in Phase I Archaeological Survey, Lions Den Road - 3, Jefferson Co, MO.
•Field Director: Supervision of and Participation in Phase I Archaeological Survey, Mid-America Plaza, Mascoutah, St Clair County, IL.
•Field Director: Supervision of, participation in and report preparation of Phase I Archaeological Survey, Lions Den Road - 2, Jefferson Co, MO.
•Field Director: Supervision of and Participation in Phase II Archaeological Assessment (11S1574-Historic, Heitman), Shiloh, IL.
•Field Director: Supervision of and Participation in Phase II Archaeological Assessment (11S1614-Historic, Malacarne), Shiloh, IL.
•Field Director: Supervision of Phase I Archaeological Survey and Phase II Archaeological Assessment, Lemen Residential Subdivision, Caseyville, St Clair Co, IL.
•Field Director: Supervision of and Participation in Phase III Archaeological Mitigation (11S1619-Mississippian), O'Fallon, IL.
•Field Director: Supervision of and Participation in Phase III Archaeological Mitigation (11S886-Mississippian), O'Fallon, IL.
•Field Director: Supervision of and Participation in Phase II Archaeological Assessment and O'Fallon, IL.
•Field Director: Supervision of and Participation in Phase II Archaeological Assessment and Phase III Mitigation (11S1624-Late Woodland), O'Fallon, IL.
2000-2003. Parsons. Cultural Resources/Field Director. Responsible for supervision and implementation of fieldwork, report preparation, and background research. Projects include all phases of investigations for both prehistoric and historic sites. Participation in project management, including proposals, budgets, and client/agency coordination.
•Project Manager & Field Director: Supervision and report preparation of Phase I Archaeological Survey (1600 acres), Weldon Spring Training Area, MO, USACE & USARC.
•Project Manager & Field Director: Supervision and report preparation of archaeological monitoring, St. Louis Yacht Club, St. Charles Co, MO.
•Project Manager & Field Director: Supervision and report preparation of Phase I archaeological survey, Lake Strini at SAC Park, Will Co, IL.
•Project Manager & Field Director: Supervision and report preparation of Phase I Archaeological Survey, Sikeston Four Corners Development, New Madrid Co, MO.
•Project Manager & Field Director: Supervision and report preparation of Phase I Archaeological Survey, Stateville Correctional Center, Will Co, IL.
•Project Manager: Supervision and report preparation of Phase I Archaeological Survey, Jefferson City Correctional Center, Cole Co, MO.
•Project Manager: Supervision and report preparation of Phase I Archaeological Survey, Highway 94 and O'Fallon Road Improvement, St. Charles County, MO.
•Field Director: Supervision and report preparation, Environmental Assessment and Phase I Archaeological Survey, new road construction Fort Leonard Wood, MO and MODOT.
•Field Director: Supervision and report preparation of Phase I archaeological survey (ca. 500 acres), Tinker AFB, Oklahoma.•
Field Director: Supervision and report preparation of Phase I archaeological survey (ca. 300 acres), Tinker AFB, OK- MRO Technology Mall.
•Staff Archaeologist: Report preparation of four Phase I archaeological surveys, Badlands Bombing Range, South Dakota.
•Staff Archaeologist: Report preparation of Phase I archaeological survey, Brooksville Gunnery Range, Florida.
•Staff Archaeologist: Report preparation of Environmental Assessment for flood damage reduction EIS, Marlinton, West Virginia, USACE-Huntington District.
•Staff Archaeologist: Report preparation of Environmental Assessment for Master Plan Projects, Ft. Drum, NY.
•Staff Archaeologist: Report preparation of Phase I archaeological survey of 9,749 acres, Mark Twain National Forest, MO.

Other Experience
Fall 1998-Present. Instructor. Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois. Courses taught: Introduction to Anthropology; People and Cultures of North America; Contemporary American Indians; Historical Archaeology; Old World Cities and States; Anthropology of Religion; Primatology; and Ethnohistorical Travel-Study (Québec, Canada).

Spring 2005-Present. Instructor. Southwestern Illinois College, Belleville, IL. Courses taught: English for Speakers of Other Languages - Intermediate and Advanced (Adults).

Summer 1999-2000. Instructor. Southwestern Illinois College, Belleville, IL. Courses taught: Cultural Anthropology; Introduction to Sociology.

June-December 1999. Field Director. SCI Engineering, St. Louis, MO. Site Surveying and Technical Report Writing; IA, MO, and IL.

August 1999. Staff Archaeologist. Illinois State Museum, Springfield, Illinois. Site Surveying, Excavation and Technical Report Writing - Illinois.

Summer 1998. Field Supervisor. University of Illinois, Urbana. Dept of Anthro, Archaeological Field School, (Iliniwek Village, MO.)

Spring 1997-Spring 1998. Teaching Assistant. University of Illinois, Urbana. Introduction to Human Origins and Civilization; Introduction to Archaeology.Spring 1998. Consultant. AVD Archaeological Services, Inc., WI. Provided consulting services on Glass Trade Beads, Camp Shaginappi Site.
July-August 1997. Crew Chief. Great Lakes Archaeological Research Center, Wisconsin. Pipeline Survey in Wisconsin.

May-July 1997. Field Technician. IMA Consulting, Inc., MN. Pipeline Survey, UP Michigan and WI.
1996-1997. Lab Technician. State of Missouri DNR. Processed Artifacts, Battle of Athens State Historic Site, Revere, Missouri.

December 1996. Consultant. University of South Alabama. Provided consulting services on Glass Trade Beads, Old Mobile site.

Sept.-Nov.1996. Field Technician. Illinois State Museum, Springfield, Illinois. Cave Test Excavation and Site Surveying - Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.

March-April 1996. Field Technician. New South Associates, Georgia. Base inventory and site surveying, Fort Polk, Louisiana.

1994-1996. Field and Lab Technician. Landmark Archaeological and Environmental Services, Indiana. 3 mitigation projects in Huntington, I-69 Evansville to Indianapolis survey as well as numerous other surveying and excavating projects in Indiana.

August 1993. Field Technician. Great Lakes Archaeological Research Center, Wisconsin. Site Surveying, Fremont, Wisconsin.

Publications

2001. Man-in-the-Moon Beads. Beads.
Co-author: Karlis Karlins

1996. A Classification of Glass Trade Beads from the Bell Site (47-Wn-9), Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Reports of Investigation Number 8, Archaeology Laboratory, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

1995. A Classification of Glass Trade Beads from the Bell Site (47-Wn-9), Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Fox Valley Archaeology (Journal of the Robert Ritzenthaler Chapter, Wisconsin Archaeological Society) 24:59-79.
Reports Submitted to Agencies/Clients

2008. Author of eight Phase I Cultural Resource Management Reports.

2007. Author of six Phase I Cultural Resource Management Reports and one Siting Study (Cultural Resources Sections).2006. Author of three Phase I/II Cultural Resource Management Reports.

2005. Author of six Phase I/II Cultural Resource Management Reports and one Historic Bridge Recordation - Report and Photographs.

2004. Author of one Phase I/II Cultural Resource Management Report.

2003. Author/Co-author of three Phase I Cultural Resource Management Reports.

2002. Author/Co-author of six Phase I Cultural Resource Management Reports. Contributor to one EA.

2001. Author/Co-author of three Phase I Cultural Resource Management Reports. Contributor to four EIS/EAs.

2000. Author/Co-author of five Phase I Cultural Resource Management Reports.

1999. Author of four Phase I Cultural Resource Management Reports and 1 Archaeological Resources River Valley Assessment Technical Report.

1998. Contributor to one Phase III Cultural Resource Management Report.

1996. Contributor to one Phase III Cultural Resources Management Report.
Papers Presented

2003. "Glass Trade Beads from the Iliniwek Village Site" at the 68th Society for American Archaeology Conference. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 9-13 April.

2000. "Middle Historic Trade Bead Classification and Chronology: The Meskwaki Occupations of the Middle Fox River Passageway" at the Joint Midwest Archaeological and Plains Anthropological Conference. St. Paul, Minnesota. 9-12 November. (Co-author).

2000. "Man-in-the-Moon Beads: A Temporal Indicator" at the 33rd Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology - Society for Historical Archaeology. Quebec City, Quebec. 4-9 January.

1997. "Glass Trade Beads from the Bell Site, Wisconsin" at the 3rd Historical Archaeology Conference of the Upper Midwest - HACUM 3. Red Wing, Minnesota. 4-5 April.

Special Training

Introduction to Section 106 Review Workshop, by ACHP and UN-Reno - May 2001

Research Assistantships

University of Illinois-Urbana, Dept of Anthropology:•
Spring 1998. NAGPRA material analysis, Crawford Farm Site, Illinois

•Spring 1997. Lauben Collection, cataloging and documentation of ethnographic Lakota Sioux cultural materials.