Jolene Keen Joins AAG Staff as Research Associate

The AAG is pleased to announce that Jolene Keen has joined the AAG staff as a research associate at the association’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. She has a Bachelor’s of Science in anthropology and geography from Middle Tennessee State University and a Master’s of Science in geographic and cartographic science from George Mason University. Her Master’s thesis utilized geographic information systems (GIS) to analyze historic records from a spatial perspective in order to identify the location of ancient Maya sites. Her work experience includes land cover/land use change analysis, energy resource assessment, cultural resource management (CRM), museum collections management, environmental impact studies and geodatabase development and maintenance. Her research focus is on the application of GIS and remote sensing technologies for the documentation and analysis of archaeological resources.

When not working, she enjoys exploring the variety of outdoor activities available throughout Virginia and the DC region with her husband and her dogs. She also enjoys remodeling old furniture, as well as other hands-on projects.