Amy Hair is a PhD Student at Louisiana State University. She is interested in bone histology and addressing questions related to labor and subsistence strategies. She is passionated about the use of digital methodologies and their applications in cultural heritage preservation and education.
Amy Hair is also skilled in a variety of different digital research tools. These include the use of photogrammetry for bioarchaeological research and preservation. The use of GIS technologies for research and public education. Finally a variety of tools used in the digital humanties as a mechinaism in which to explore biologial and archaeological research endeavors.
She received her MA in Anthropology from The University of Southern Mississippi and a BA in Anthropology from Michigan State University. She has conducted field work in the Midwest, Southeast, and Belize and is eager to explore other regions.
In addition, she has volunteered and worked in labs throughout both her undergraduate and graduate careers. Hair emphasizes public outreach and has participated in numerous events ranging from Mississippi and Michigan Archaeology Day, elementary school CSI workshops, public excavations, and more.
Finally, throughout her graduate career she has been able to gain teaching experience as the Teaching Assistant for Anthropology 101: The Human Experience and Anthropology 342: Forensic Anthropology in addition to numerous guest lectures in the Forensic Science Department at the University of Southern Mississippi.