Jason Chiupka
Alumni: Archaeology

Since Graduating from the University of Colorado Department of Anthropology Jason has been working professionally on a variety of archaeological projects in the Southwest. These projects have included:

  • Survey
  • Excavation
  • Architectural documentation
  • Structural stabilization
  • Cultural resource management plan formulation
  • Development of site stewardship and monitoring methods in Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico

In addition to technical publications, Jason has been able to present findings from these projects at a variety of professional conferences, in journal articles, and as contributions to edited volumes.

Jason recently started work as a Project Director with PaleoWest Archaeology, a private cultural resource management firm (www.Paleowest.com). Over the next five years he will primarily be involved with the cultural resource work associated with the Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project in the San Juan Basin in northern New Mexico.

About His Experience in the Anthropology Department

“My graduate experience at CU surpassed all expectations that I had going into the program. The faculty and staff were incredibly supportive and I feel that my skill set expanded exponentially.”