(MA Anthropology, 2018 University of Colorado) Samantha's research interests focused on Southwestern United States archaeology during the Pueblo III period. She is interested in the Tewa migration and the use of ceramic designs to track changes within pueblo communities. She has worked in the Southwest area since her undergraduate career. Her ultimate goal is to contribute to public knowledge regarding the vast archaeological record in the United States and emphasize the lessons we can learn from the past. Her Advisor was Scott Ortman.