2020 Outstanding Geography-Anthropology Students

David Spidaliere graduated from UNH in 2011 with a BS in Business Management before deciding to pursue his passion for archaeology at USM in 2018 and will be graduating with a 4.0 GPA.  His next step is a beginning a graduate degree in Historical Archaeology at UMass Boston in the fall.  He was awarded a UROP fellowship for the 2019-2020 academic year to analyze sea-level rise and coastal erosion in the Gulf of Maine (poster to be presented at Thinking Matters on 5/8). He worked very closely with Professors Nathan Hamilton and Rob Sanford on this project.

 Julia Gustafson

Julia Gustafson is graduating with a 4.0 and pursuing a Masters in Archaeology with a focus in Landscape Archaeology and selecting from offers at  University of Cambridge, University of Sheffield, University of York, University of Bradford and NUI Galway.  Julia has been active in student life as secretary of Native American Student Alliance, an active member of the Geography-Anthropology Student Association and a 3 term Intercultural Diversity Advisory Council Fellow.  She is completing her 2nd UROP project with Dr. Nathan Hamilton this semester.