The purpose of the Student Affairs Committee shall be to act in the best interests of student members, both undergraduate and graduate, of SEAC and to serve as a liaison between student members and the SEAC Executive Board. The committee's primary goal shall be to stimulate and encourage interest among student archaeologists while creating a student community within the larger SEAC organization.
To be added to the committee's listserv, please click here.
To contact the committee generally, please email SEACStudentAffairs@gmail.com
Rob Barlow, Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org
Autumn Melby, Chair-Elect, email@example.com
Steven Filoromo, Webmaster, firstname.lastname@example.org
Tara Skipton, Member-At-Large, email@example.com
Mikayla Absher, Member-At-Large, firstname.lastname@example.org
Lisa Brazelton, Member-At-Large, email@example.com
Rob Barlow - Chair
Rob Barlow is a Ph.D. student at the University of Wyoming. His research focuses on hunter-gatherer lifeways, migration theory, and extinctions.
Autumn Melby - Chair-Elect
Autumn Melby is a Ph.D. candidate in Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research focuses on the everyday life, foodways, and traditions of rural Native communities and households in the American Bottom, particularly in moments of broader societal change.
Steve Filoromo - Webmaster
Steve Filoromo is a historical archaeologist whose research interests largely center around using geophysics and compositional analysis to understand movement and community building in the Black Warrior River Valley (AL) and on 19th century sites on the Georgia coast.
Mikayla Absher - Member at Large
Mikayla Absher is an archeology PhD student at Tulane University. Her research focuses on studying ceremonial landscapes and monumentality in the Lower Mississippi Valley (LMV) through the practice of archaeoastronomy and engaging with Native American oral traditions.
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Tara Skipton- Member at Large
Tara Skipton is a PhD student at the University of Texas – Austin. She received her BA in Anthropology and Geography from the University of Florida and her MA in Anthropology from Florida State University. Tara is interested in community-based participatory research and the Black experience in New Orleans and the South at large.
Lisa Brazelton- Member at Large
Lisa completed her graduate Museum Studies Certificate (2021) at the University of Alabama where she’s a PhD student in BioCultural Medical Anthropology. Her research is centered on issues of social justice, decolonization, resilience, and cultural connections of hemp past and present.