Miranda Yancey-Bailey

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Miranda Yancey-Bailey

Miranda Yancey-Bailey

GIS Specialist, American Bottom Field Station

B.A. Anthropology, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
M.S. Geography (AOS: GIS and Remote Sensing), Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
M.S. Computer Science, University of Illinois Springfield

 Email Miranda Yancey-Bailey
 (618) 394-0221
 Curriculum Vitae (PDF)


General Interests/Area of Focus

Midwestern archaeology; GIS; remote sensing; image processing; interactive media; programming; application development; Underground Railroad; African American history; public outreach; lithic analysis.

My primary research focus is the application of geospatial technology for archaeological analysis and cultural resource management. I am also interested in programming and the development of custom applications and software.

Memberships

Register of Professional Archaeologists
Illinois Archaeological Survey

Publications

Miranda L. Yancey-Bailey and Joseph Galloy
2014
 Underground Railroad and America’s First Black Town, Brooklyn, Illinois. Illinois Antiquity 49(3):10–11.

Miranda L Yancey and Brad Koldehoff
2011
 Rolling Icons: Engraved Cahokia-style Chunkey Stones. Illinois Archaeology 22(2):491–501.

Joseph M. Galloy and Miranda L. Yancey
2010
 Searching for Brooklyn’s Freedom Village: A Free Black Community in Lincoln’s Illinois. Illinois Antiquity 44(3&4):20–23. Reprinted in St. Clair County Historical Society Newsletter 40(2):1–4.

Joseph M. Galloy and Miranda L. Yancey
2009
Searching for Brooklyn’s Freedom Village: A Free Black Community in Lincoln’s Illinois. Illinois Antiquity 44(3&4):20–23.

Jeffrey D. Kruchten and Brad Koldehoff
2009
 Phase II Testing at the Stockyard Tract (11S706/5) for the Proposed Extension of Exchange Avenue, Illinois Transportation Archaeological Research Program Compliance Report No. 127, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Contributor for lithic analysis sections.

Recent Conference Papers

2014 “Mapping an Ancient City: Cartography of the Illinois State Archaeological Survey investigations at 11S706.” Poster presented at the Midwest Archaeological Conference, Champaign, Illinois, October 2–4.

2013 “Brooklyn, Illinois: A Free Black Antebellum Community Adjacent to St. Louis.” Paper presented at a meeting of the Greater St. Louis Archaeological Society, Bridgeton, Missouri, March 20.

2013 (Miranda L. Yancey-Bailey, Joseph M. Galloy, and Thomas E. Emerson) “Engaging America’s First Black Town, Brooklyn, Illinois.” Poster paper presented at the 2013 University of Illinois Public Engagement Symposium, Champaign, February 28.

Thomas E. Emerson, Miranda L. Yancey-Bailey, and Joseph M. Galloy
2013
“Mother Baltimore’s Freedom Village and the Reconstitution of Memory.” Paper presented at the Society for Historical Archaeology 46th Annual Meeting, Leicester, United Kingdom, January 9–12.

Miranda L. Yancey-Bailey, Joseph M. Galloy, and Thomas E. Emerson
2012
 “Engaging America's First Black Town, Brooklyn, Illinois.” Poster paper presented at the 2012 Prairie Research Institute Lightning Symposium, Champaign, Illinois, November 30.

Patrick R. Durst, Miranda L. Yancey-Bailey, and Dwayne L. Scheid
2012
 “History of East St. Louis, Illinois: A Synopsis of the Historic Archaeology of the New Mississippi River Bridge Project.” Paper presented at the Southeastern Archaeological Conference 69th Annual Meeting, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, November 7–10.

Miranda L. Yancey-Bailey, Joseph M. Galloy, and Thomas E. Emerson
2012
 “Brooklyn, Illinois: America's First Black Town and the Reconstitution of Memory.” Paper presented at the Midwest Historical Archaeology Annual Conference, Urbana, Illinois, October 6.

Patrick R. Durst and Miranda L. Yancey-Bailey
2012
 “ISAS Archaeology in French Cahokia.” Poster paper presented at the Midwest Historical Archaeology Annual Conference, Urbana, Illinois, October 6.

Patrick R. Durst, Miranda L. Yancey-Bailey, and Dwayne L. Scheid
2012
 “Historic Archeology of the New Mississippi River Bridge Project.” Paper presented at the Illinois Archaeological Survey 56nd Annual Meeting, Urbana, September 8.

Patrick R. Durst and Miranda L. Yancey
2010
 “East St. Louis Forgotten: Archaeological Investigations of Three Turn of the Century Sites in East St. Louis, Illinois.” Paper presented at the Annual Midwest Archaeological Conference, Bloomington, Indiana, October 21–24.

Miranda L. Yancey and Joseph M. Galloy
2010
 “Mother Baltimore’s Freedom Village and the Development of Brooklyn, Illinois.” Paper presented at 12th Annual Conference on Illinois History, Springfield, Illinois, September 30–October 1.

Joseph M. Galloy and Miranda L. Yancey
2010
 “Exploring a Late Nineteenth-Century German Neighborhood in Old North St. Louis.” Paper presented at the Society for American Archaeology 75th Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri, April 14–18.

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