Sarah Rice, MA

Sarah RiceSarah Rice, MA
Sarah Rice is a Senior Archaeologist at Far Western’s Desert Branch in Henderson, Nevada. She received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2009 and her Master’s degree in anthropology from the University of Nevada in 2015. She has been working as a professional archaeologist since 2006, with fieldwork experience in Nevada, California, Utah, and Oregon on a wide variety of survey, testing, and data recovery projects. Her interests include geoarchaeology, Paleoindian archaeology and theory, spatial analysis using Geographic Information Systems, mapping, and cultural resources management law and guidelines.


Evaluation and Testing
Effects Mitigation
Sensivity and Constraints
Environmental Planning Support
GIS and Cartography
Public Outreach and Interpretation

Sarah’s Key Projects

  • Hill Air Force Base Utah Test and Training Range
  • Lincoln County Archaeological Initiative
  • Naval Air Station, Fallon

Sarah’s Featured Citations

Rice, Sarah


Analysis of Paleoindian Site Structure and Toolstone Procurement at the Overlook Site (26CH3413), Churchill County, Nevada. Master’s thesis. Department of Anthropology, University of Nevada, Reno.

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