Michele earned her BA in Anthropology/Archaeology from the University of California, Berkeley. Since 2013, she has worked as an archaeological and paleontological field and lab technician and crew chief in CRM, agency, and academic settings across California, Nevada, and Montana.
Michele joined Far Western in 2017, where she is currently a staff archaeologist based out of the Sausalito Bay Area Branch office. Her job keeps her engaged in a wide range of archaeological excavations, surveys, geoarchaeological studies, paleontological surveys, and monitoring projects. She also assists in both pre- and post-field data management and technical report writing. Her research and skillsets include osteology, geoarchaeology, and paleontology, with a focus on coastal Californian pre-contact archaeology.
Michele’s Professional Publications and Presentations:
An Analysis of Vertebrate Archaeofaunas from the Sand Hill Bluff Site (CA-SCR-7) on the Central California Coast. Bachelor’s Honors Thesis Publication, University of California, Berkeley. On reserve at The George and Mary Foster Anthropology Library.
Society for California Archaeology Annual Meeting. March 2017; Yosemite, California.
Maybee, Michele, and Robert Salazar
Preparation of Desiccated Ivory: Case Study of Mammut americanum. Abstracts of papers; Society of Vertebrate Paleontology 75th Annual Meeting; October 2015; Dallas, Texas.