Jeanne Moe, EdD
BLM Project Archaeology Lead
Jeanne Moe is an archaeologist and educator for the US Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and has worked on the National Project Archaeology program since its inception in 1990. She helped develop the original program in Utah and in establishing a national program in the early 1990s. Dr. Moe established a partnership between the BLM and Montana State University (MSU) in 2000 and moved operations to the University the following year. Dr. Moe specializes in curriculum design, professional development for educators, and assessing student earning outcomes. She holds master’s degrees in archaeology and education and completed a doctoral degree in science education in 2011.
Crystal Alegria, MA, CIG
Crystal Alegria has worked in heritage and archaeological education for the past fifteen years with an emphasis on curricular development for upper elementary students. Ms. Alegria is currently program coordinator for Project Archaeology and program director of the Montana Site Stewardship Program. Prior to joining Project Archaeology Ms. Alegria worked for a variety of museums doing exhibit design, collections management, and curricular development. Her specialties include community archaeology, applied history, and historic cemeteries. Crystal has a B.S. in Anthropology and a M.A. in History from Montana State University.
Erika Malo, MA, CIG
National Network Coordinator
Erika Malo has over a decade of public outreach and Cultural Resource Management experience. Ms. Malo has a M.A. in anthropology with an emphasis in Cultural Resource Management from the University of Alaska Anchorage. She has experience working with Federal Agencies, private contractors, Tribes, Alaska Native Corporations, and nonprofits throughout the United States. Her specialties include project management, consultation, creative mitigation, and social media management. Ms. Malo is a strong believer in the importance of consultation and collaboration in the development of relevant public archaeology products.
Nichole Tramel, MA
Public Education Specialist
Nichole Tramel has been studying and working in archaeology education, events, and collections management for over a decade. Ms. Tramel’s undergraduate and graduate work draws on several disciplines: anthropology, folklore, Classical archaeology, museum studies, and ethnohistory in addition to college and science teaching. She is currently working on her second master’s in Native American Studies at Montana State University. Ms. Tramel loves learning about best practices in formal and informal archaeology education and is thrilled to be part of the Project Archaeology Team.
Rebekah Schields, BS, CIG
Public Outreach Coordinator
Bekah Schields has a B.S. in anthropology from Montana State University. Ms. Schields has worked with Project Archaeology for two years managing sales, planning events, and facilitating teacher workshops. Ms. Schields brings energy and joy to the Project Archaeology team and especially enjoys days spent out of the office engaging with kids at local archaeology sites.
Hannah Ludlow is a Junior at Montana State University. She is studying anthropology and history and is a student of the Honors College. Archaeology is a subject near and dear to her heart and she looks forward to learning more about archaeology and teaching as she grows as an archaeologist and student. Her work primarily involves assisting in and preparing events as well as writing for the Project Archaeology blog and social media.