M.A. San Jose State University, 2019
Ethnoarchaeology, polyvocal histories, bioarchaeology, identity, cultural persistence and storytelling, landscape
Alicia Hedges is an applied archaeologist who has worked on numerous pre- and post-contact projects throughout California and internationally on the island of Nevis in the West Indies. Some of her experience includes an ethnoarchaeological examination of artifact distributions in relation to California tribal groups, osteological excavation and laboratory analysis, historic research and technical report writing, archaeological and ethnographic work in San Jose's historic Japantown, public outreach and research dissemination, among others. Alicia received her Master’s degree in Applied Anthropology in 2019 from San Jose State University. In addition to Archaeology, she teaches courses specializing in World Prehistory, Cultural Anthropology, Human Evolution, and Applied Anthropology at SJSU as well as De Anza College. Alicia also works as a professional archaeologist in cultural resource management where she participates in fieldwork and authors associated reports.