The SAC is made up of student volunteers with different specializations and studying various topics in archaeology.

Chair - Adam Blake Coker

Adam Coker, a PhD student at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, received his BA in Anthropology from the University of Georgia. He is currently working on an MA paper interpreting feasting deposits as community building events at a site in Southwest Georgia. In the future, his dissertation work will be on using household archaeology as lens for understanding the creation of social identity and the integration of people into new communities during the Early Mississippian.


Chair-Elect - Elizabeth Straub


Web Master - Caitlyn Burkes Antoniuk


Member at Large - Jennifer Green

Jennifer Green, a PhD student at University of Tennessee, received her MA and BA in anthropology from Florida Atlantic University. Her dissertation research is focused on subsistence strategies among prehistoric inhabitants of the northern Everglades and surrounding areas. Other research interests include: climate change, applied zooarchaeology, and public archaeology.


Member at Large - Kimberly Swisher

Kimberly Swisher, a PhD candidate at the University of Michigan, received her MA in Anthropology from the University of Michigan and her BS in Anthropological Sciences from the Ohio State University. Her research focuses on the social and cultural changes, processes, and interactions amongst and between groups of people in the Lower Chattahoochee River Valley in southwest Georgia during the Late Woodland to Early Mississippian period around AD 900 - AD 1300.