Proyecto Djehuty

El equipo

Megan Spitzer Megan Spitzer

Megan Spitzer

Education:

2003 M.A., Osteoarchaeology, University of Southampton (U.K.)

1999 B.A., Anthropology, University of Minnesota (U.S.)

Positions Held:

2007- Research Assistant (Dr. Helen James), Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Birds, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

Consulting:

2011- Dr. Salima Ikram, Prof. of Egyptology, American University in Cairo: Identify the species of mummified birds from X-rays and skeletal bird remains from photographs.

2012 Dr. Storrs Olson, Curator Emeritus, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution: Sorted and identified avifauna from Bermuda.

2012 Harvard University, Department of Organismic & Evolutionary Biology: Identified and inventoried Hawaiian avian subfossil collection (8,000 bones) of the Bernice P. Bishop Museum, Honolulu, HI.

2010-12 National Museum of Natural History (FossiLab), Smithsonian Institution: Trained and supervised volunteers to sort small vertebrate remains.

2011 National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution: Identified the species of mummified birds from X-rays and physical specimens for the exhibit “Eternal Life in Ancient Egypt.”

2009 Dr. David Burney, Director of Conservation, National Tropical Botanical Garden, Hawaii: Identified subfossil avian and other vertebrate remains from photographs.

Field Work:

2009 Paleontological collecting trip for National Museum of Natural History, Hawaiian Islands. Duties included field identification of subfossil birds and other vertebrates.