Archaeology Wordsmith

Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD, RPA

29 Brooks Lane
Ivoryton Connecticut 06442
860.767.1551 phone
860.767.1288 fax


PhD in Archaeology, Greenwich University, 1999
(mentor, Dr. Nicholas Bellantoni, State Archaeologist of Connecticut)


Dictionary of Artifacts, Boston: Wiley-Blackwell, 2007
The Archaeologist’s Fieldwork Companion, Boston
: Wiley-Blackwell, 2006
Encyclopedic Dictionary of Archaeology, New York: Springer, 2000

Fieldwork Experience

Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, Cortez, Colorado (field school)
Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, Connecticut (Drs Stuart Reeve and Harold Juli, archaeologists)
Henry Whitfield State Museum, Guilford, Connecticut (Dr Harold Juli, Dr Thomas Tartaron, archaeologists)
Hyland House, Guilford, Connecticut (Jim Powers, archaeologist)
Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge, Massachusetts (Ed Hood, archaeologist)
Randall’s Ordinary, Stonington, Connecticut (Dr Kevin McBride, archaeologist)
Thomas Griswold House, Guilford, Connecticut (Jim Powers, archaeologist)

Laboratory and Museum Collections Experience:
cleaning, identifying, labeling, cataloging artifacts; organizing and computerizing card catalog

Connecticut River Museum, Essex, CT
Essex Historical Society, Essex, CT
Yale Archaeological Studies Laboratory, New Haven, CT

Association Memberships: Friends of the Office of State Archaeology, Archaeological Institute of America, Society for American Archaeology

Certification: Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA)

See also [for comprehensive CV]