Cris E. Hughes ___________________________________________________________ 2005-2007 Forensic Osteological Investigations Laboratory, UCSC Santa Cruz, CA Junior Laboratory Analyst Forensic skeletal analysis under the direction of Dr. Alison Galloway including: Assessment of biological profile Identification based on the skeleton Trauma analysis Crime scene recovery Pathology analysis Preliminary preparation of case Postmortem Interval Estimation reports Crime scene recovery and/or Photographic documentation excavation Human vs. animal determination 2004 Prentice Thomas and Associates, Inc. Fort Walton Beach, FL Archaeological Survey Associate As part of the Cultural Resource Management Team, surveyed possible archaeological sites looking for prehistoric and historic artifacts When conducting site testing, my responsibilities ranged from mapping out the site area, laying out coordinate-based units, using GPS for data collection, photographing features and archaeological test units, explaining our daily findings to piers, clients, and supervisors. 2004-2004 C.A. Pound Lab, Forensic Analysis Gainesville, FL Intern Analyzed and evaluated a computer application (Drama by Reflex Systems, Inc.) as a potential tool for development of quick, reliable and accurate three-dimensional imaging of unknown individuals' skeletal remains. Studied the capabilities and effectiveness of this new forensic software as a tool for the identification process of contemporary human remains in a medico-legal context. Incorporated aspects of other programs and hardware such as X-ray production and analyses. 2002-2003 Florida Museum of Natural History Gainesville, FL Intern Catalogued and reviewed museum collections to ensure proper storing and care of specimens. Develop organized databases for archaeological sites in Florida. Curated an archaeological skeletal collection (8VO24, Tick Island) which included: Conducting historical analyses of the site and the skeletal collection to develop proper classification and documentation into the Museum of Natural History's system. Worked daily with other interns to solve problems with the current methods of storing the collection in order to make it a useful resource for future research.