(M.S. with Lambda Alpha honors, Illinois State University, Expected 2019; B.A. with University honors, The University of Iowa, 2011)
Meagan has spent the last decade specializing in the archaeology of prehistoric Iowa and the Eastern Plains, museum studies, education and outreach, as well as teaching, conservation resource and heritage management, archaeological ethics, GIS, and ceramic analysis. Furthermore, her fieldwork has taken her to Belize, The Netherlands, Ohio, Illinois, Texas, Iowa, and the U.P. of Michigan. This level of experience has prepared her to conduct cultural resource management projects associated with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act compliance process. Meagan is proficient in archaeological lab and field methods as well as survey techniques. Her primary responsibilities include assisting in identifying, analyzing, and evaluating archaeological sites for their National Register significance.