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Christian D.

Allen
Curriculum Vitae

University of Tennessee, Knoxville Office: 250 South Stadium Hall


South Stadium Hall, Room 523 Email: allen@utk.edu
Department of Anthropology Phone: (918) 510-7817
Knoxville, Tennessee 37923 Website: utk.academia.edu/ChristianAllen

_EDUCATION_________________________________________________________________

Pending M.A., Anthropology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville


2016 B.A., Anthropology, University of Oklahoma

_CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS______________________________________________

2016-present Archaeologist, Topper Site Project (Stage: Investigation)


2016-present Thesis Research, Foodways of Overhill Cherokee communities at pre- and
post-European Contact settlement sites (Stage: Data Collection)

_HONORS, AWARDS, AND FELLOWSHIPS (Selected)_______________________________

2015-2016 OU Robert E. McNair Scholar, University of Oklahoma


2015 Schusterman Center Study in Israel Award ($4,500)
2015 Presidents International Travel Fellowship ($1,700)
2015 Zee and Madge May Vincent Scholarship, University of Oklahoma
($1,000)
2015 Rain Vehik Memorial Fund Award, Department of Anthropology,
University of Oklahoma ($500)
2015 Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society (Inducted)
2013 Cathryn L. and Jon R. Winthrow A&S Scholarship, University of
Oklahoma ($1,200)
2013 Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society (Inducted)

_THESES_____________________________________________________________________

2016 Allen, Christian D. Kennewick Man: Understanding the Past and


Reanalyzing for the Future. B.A. Senior Capstone, Department of
Anthropology, University of Oklahoma.

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_CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS_______________________________________________

2015 Allen, Christian D. Questioning the Past: Archaeological Evidence for a


Pre-Clovis Peopling of North America. Paper presentation at the 18th
Annual Texas National McNair Research Conference, in Denton, Texas.

2015 Allen, Christian D. An Archaeological Analysis of Wichita Burial Goods


from 34JF1 Site Excavations. Poster presentation at the 71st Annual Plains
Anthropology Conference, in Iowa City, Iowa. Student Award Poster
Competition 2nd Place Honorable Mention.

2015 Allen, Christian D. An Archaeological Analysis of Wichita Burial Goods


from 34JF1 Site Excavations. Paper presented at the Undergraduate
Research Day, in Norman, Oklahoma.

2015 Allen, Christian D. An Archaeological Analysis of Wichita Burial Goods


from 34JF1 Site Excavations. Paper presented at the Caddo Conference
Organization, in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.

_PAST PROJECTS AND ROLES__________________________________________________

2017 Topper Site (38AL23), Crew Chief, Martin, SC


2016 Deer Creek (34KA3), Field Archaeologists, Newkirk, OK
2015 Ft. Washita (34BR70), Field Archaeologists, Ft. Washita, OK
2015 Jezreel Valley Regional Project, Field School, Legio, Israel
2014-2016 Oklahoma Archeological Survey, Field Survey Assistant

_PROFESSIONAL SERVICE_____________________________________________________

University Service First-Year Representative Anthropology Graduate Student Association,


University of Tennessee, Knoxville (2016-present)

Treasurer Womens March Coalition, UTK Chapter (2017-present)

_MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESIONAL ORGANIZATIONS______________________________

Plains Anthropological Conference


Southeastern Archaeological Conference
Society for American Archaeology

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