Our professional staff includes specialists in the history, ethnography, prehistory, archaeology, and paleontology of California, the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, American Southwest, and Rocky Mountains. Applied EarthWorks employs individuals proficient in a wide range of related disciplines, including archaeology, architectural history, and historic preservation, and uses specialized consultants as necessary to address unique project needs. This successful combination of in-house expertise and outside specialists allows Applied EarthWorks to customize services as required to respond fully to each client’s scope of work.

 

principal archaeologists

Mary Clark Baloian, Ph.D., RPA | President / Principal Archaeologist

Clayton G. Lebow, M.A., RPA | Vice President / Principal Archaeologist

Barry A. Price, M.A., RPA | Managing Principal / Principal Archaeologist

Michael J. Moratto, Ph.D., RPA | Principal Archaeologist


Program managers

Jessica L. DeBusk, M.B.A. | Paleontology Program Manager / Senior Project Manager

M. Colleen Hamilton, M.A., RPA | Historical Archaeology Program Manager

Michael J. Mirro, M.A., RPA | GIS Program Manager / Senior Archaeologist


Professional Staff


Archaeology

Tiffany C. Clark, Ph.D., RPA | Senior Archaeologist / Project Manager / Faunal Analyst

Diane L. Douglas, Ph.D., RPA | Senior Archaeologist / Project Manager 

John J.Eddy, M.A., RPA | Senior Archaeologist / Project Manager 

Erin Enright, M.A., RPA | Senior Archaeologist / Project Manager / Faunal Analyst

Jay B. Lloyd, M.A., RPA | Senior Archaeologist / Project Manager 

Michael J. Mirro, M.A., RPA | Senior Archaeologist / GIS Program Manager

Ann M. Munns, M.A., RPA | Senior Archaeologist / Laboratory Director

Matthew Tennyson, M.A., RPA | Senior Archaeologist/ Project Manager


Kholood M. Abdo-Hintzman, M.A., RPA | Associate Archaeologist / Laboratory Director

Erika S. Blecha, M.A., RPA | Staff Archaeologist / GIS Specialist

Joan E. George, B.S., RPA | Associate Archaeologist 

Leeann G. Haslouer, B.A. | Associate Archaeologist / Lithic Analyst

Cari M. Inoway, B.S. | Associate Archaeologist / Graphics Specialist

Kathleen M. Jernigan | Staff Archaeologist / Laboratory Supervisor

Jessica Jones, B.A. | Archaeological Technician / GIS Technician

Heather Landazuri, B.A. | Staff Archaeologist / Laboratory Technician

Marc D. Linder, B.A. | Staff Archaeologist

Charles D. Locke, B.A. | Staff Archaeologist / Lead Laboratory Technician 

Sharla Luxton, M.A. | Staff Archaeologist / Faunal Analyst

Dennis P. McDougall | Associate Archaeologist

Patrick F. Moloney, B.A.  | Staff Archaeologist

Michelle L. Newcomb, B.A. | Lead Laboratory Technician

Robert Newcomb | Staff Archaeologist/ Laboratory Technician

Eric Nocerino, Ph.D., RPA | Associate Archaeologist

Karen Olmedo, M.A.  | Staff Archaeologist

Karen L. Osland, B.A. | Staff Archaeologist

Vincent Parsick | Staff Archaeologist

Simone M. Schinsing, M.A., RPA | Associate Archaeologist

Alexandra Seltzer, B.A. | Technical/Administrative Assistant

Roberta Thomas, M.A., RPA | Associate Archaeologist/ Project Manager

Josh Tibbet, B.A. | Staff Archaeologist

Ryan E. Wendel, M.A., RPA | Associate Historical Archaeologist / Faunal Analyst

Arianna Zalud, B.A. | Staff Archaeologist / Laboratory Technician


Architectural history

M. Colleen Hamilton, M.A., RPA | Senior Architectural Historian / Historical Archaeologist

Tara Gann, M.D.S. | Staff Architectural Historian


History

M. Colleen Hamilton, M.A., RPA | Historical Archaeology Program Manager

Randy Baloian, M.A. | Associate Historian

Ryan E. Wendel, M.A., RPA | Associate Historical Archaeologist / Faunal Analyst


paleontology

Jessica DeBusk, B.S., M.B.A. | Paleontology Program Manager / Senior Project Manager

Heather Clifford, M.S. | Associate Paleontologist

Jorge Mendieta, B.S. | Staff Paleontologist

Erik Pino, B.S. | Staff Paleontologist


Science and compliance

Stephen Fosberg, M.A. | Senior Scientist

Richard C. Hanes, Ph.D. | Senior Compliance Specialist

Michael J. Moratto, Ph.D., RPA | Senior Compliance Specialist


GIS/Graphics

Michael J. Mirro, M.A., RPA | GIS Program Manager / Senior Archaeologist

Heather Clifford, M.S. | Associate Paleontologist / GIS Technician

Cari M. Inoway, B.A. | Graphics Specialist / Associate Archaeologist

Jessica Jones, B.A. | GIS Technician / Archaeological Technician


production

Suzie Bircheff | Production Specialist / Office Manager

Yvette Kearney, B.A. | Proposal Coordinator/Technical Editor

Susan Rapp, B.S. | Production Manager

Jennifer VanderSmith | Production/Administrative Assistant