Eric Rodriguez is a senior at the University of Pittsburgh, and majors in anthropology. As an AAA summer intern, Eric will intern with Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC). NHHC is the official history program of the Department of the Navy. Eric will be working with the Underwater Archaeology Branch of the NHHC and will be conducting archaeological and historical research, synthesizing field information to prepare policy and case studies, as well as conserving artifacts and assisting with the inventory, management and artifact loan programs.
Susannah Reed Poland, is a senior at Stanford University, and is majoring in anthropology as well. Susannah will intern with the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art and be placed in the museum’s curatorial department where her tasks would include research on gender theory and object-based work related to a future exhibition on the contributions of, and issues addressed by, African contemporary woman artists.
2011 AAA Summer Interns
Juliana Bennington interned with ICRW. At the time, she was a senior at Wheaton College in Massachusetts, majoring in anthropology and minors in physics, economics and public policy. Her interest lies within learning how social pressures shape individual actions.
Melissa Campbell-McIntosh interned with NHHC. At the time, she was a junior at St. Mary’s College in California, majoring in anthropology. Her interest lie within military history and maritime archaeology. She is certified in the American Academy of Underwater Sciences and scuba.