Michelle is a Senior Project Archaeologist with experience in the archaeology of Alberta and active in public archaeology programs, academic research and archaeological consulting. Her strong ongoing interest in the prehistory of the Alberta for the past decade is demonstrated in her supervisory role of over 50 archaeological investigations on the plains and boreal forest. She continues to be an advocate for the development of public archaeology programs and the dissemination of archaeological research. She has coordinated and implemented after school archaeology programs that incorporated a simulated survey and excavation and was instrumental in developing the Archaeological Interpretative Center within Fish Creek Provincial Park.

Michelle has conducted large scale, mitigative archaeological projects that incorporated the excavation and analysis of cultural material and the management of large crews. She acted as a cultural attaché between the University of Calgary and the Tsuu T’ina First Nations. Overall, her past work experiences provide the skills to reconcile the needs of industry, regulators, researchers and consultants.

  • 2005 M.A. Archeology, University of Calgary
    Specialization: Faunal Analysis; Plains Archaeology
  • 2000 B.Sc. Archaeology, University of Calgary