Lauren Fitts

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Lauren Fitts

Lauren Fitts

Staff Archaeologist/Crew Chief

B.A. Anthropology, Illinois State University

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 Curriculum Vitae (PDF)


General Interest/Area of Focus

Lauren Fitts has been working at ISAS for 3 years. Her interests and professional focus center on prehistoric lithic assemblages, Archaic cultures and historic Euro-American cultural material. She has experience in ArcGIS and is proficient in all manner of field data collection employing GPS and total station technologies.

Memberships

Illinois Archaeological Survey
Midwest Archaeological Conference

Current Research

Jersey County Archaic regional variation and historic Euro-American scroll flasks.

Previous Positions

March 2010–January 2012  Field Technician for Illinois State Archaeological Survey.

July 2009  Field Technician in the 2009 Illinois State University (ISU), Grand Island, Michigan Archaeological Field School directed by Dr. James Skibo and cosponsored by the Hiawatha National Forest (HNF).

Selected Bibliography

Branstner, Mark C., and Lauren M. Fitts
2012 (in production) Archaeological Investigations at Site 11MG258 (L. Becker) for the US 67 Arenzeville Rd to IL 100 Interchange Segment. Archaeological Testing Short Report No. xxx. Illinois State Archaeological Survey, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Branstner, Mark C., and Lauren M. Fitts
2012 (in production) Archaeological Investigations at Site 11MG265 (Bear Cat I) for the US 67 Arenzeville Rd. to IL 100 Interchange Segment. Archaeological Testing Short Report No. xxx. Illinois State Archaeological Survey, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Selected Papers Presented

Fitts, Lauren M., James M. Pisell, & Robert W. Monroe
2012 Archaic and Late Woodland Perspectives of the Trinity Hill Site (11JY582). Illinois Archaeological Survey Annual Meeting, Urbana, Illinois.

Pisell, James M., Lauren M. Fitts, & Robert W. Monroe
2011 Investigations at the Trinity Hill Site (11JY582): Late Woodland and Archaic Occupation of the Piasa Creek Valley, Jersey County, Illinois. Midwest Archaeological Conference, La Crosse, Wisconsin.

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