Lapakahi-Kaiholena

C.V.

Education

PhD in Progress, University of New Mexico (2019 - Present)

M.S. in Anthropology, University of New Mexico, 2019

B.A. in Anthropology, College of William and Mary, 2017

Employment

Research AssistantCenter for Applied Fire and Ecosystem Science, New Mexico Consortium, Inc. (8/2023 - Present)

Field Tech and GIS SpecialistAlgonquin Consultants, Inc. (5/2020 - Present)

Field TechUniversity of New Mexico (6/2019 - 7/2019)

Teaching

Teaching Assistant (UNM) – Instructor of record for the following courses:

Graduate Assistant (UNM) – Assisted professors with grading, lectures, and preparing online content for the following courses:

Conference Papers

Peck, Katherine, “Historical Ecology and Community Management: A Case Study from South Kohala, Hawaiʻi Island.” Paper presented in the “Historical Ecology and Archaeology: Looking to the Past for Future Land Management” Symposium for the 87th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Chicago, IL. 2022. In preparation.

Peck, Katherine, Noa Lincoln, and Michael Graves, “Soil Nutrient Variability in the South Kohala Field System, Hawaiʻi Island.” Paper presented in the “Innovative Research in Geospatial Analysis” General Session at the 86th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, online. April 15-17, 2021.

Peck, Katherine and Michael Graves, “Soil and Water Management in the South Kohala Field System, Hawai‘i Island.” Paper presented in “Geospatial Studies in the Archaeology of Oceania” at the 84th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Albuquerque, NM. April 6-14, 2019.

West, Stephen, Michael Graves, and Katherine Peck, “Surveyed with LiDAR: Identifying Lo’i Pondfields in Windward Kohala, Hawai’i Island.” Paper presented in “Geospatial Studies in the Archaeology of Oceania” Symposium at the 84th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Albuquerque, NM. April 6-14, 2019.

Posters

Peck, Katherine. “Automating Archaeological Feature Detection: Unsupervised Classification and Feature Extraction from Satellite Imagery.” Poster presented in the “Remote Sensing, Part I: LiDAR and Satellite Imagery” poster session at the 88th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Portland, OR., April 1st, 2023.

Vallejos, Joshua and Katherine Peck. “Evaluating Digital Workflows in Academic and CRM Settings.” Poster presented in the “What’s Going on Out There? Methods and Fieldwork” Poster Session at the 88th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Portland, OR., March 30th, 2023.

West, Stephen, Michael Graves, Katherine Peck, Joseph Birkmann, and Kekoʻo Brown, “LiDAR-Based Identification of Agricultural Sites in Halawa Gulch, Hawaiʻi Island.” Poster presented at the 23rd AGSU Annual Research Symposium, Department of Anthropology, Albuquerque, NM March 1, 2019.

Peck, Katherine, “The Impact of Irrigation on Agricultural Suitability in South Kohala, Hawaiʻi Island.” Poster Presented at GIS Day (Geography Awareness Week) Poster Competition, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, November 14, 2018.

Peck, Katherine, “Developing a Relative Chronology of the South Kohala Field System, Hawai‘i Island.” Poster presented at the 22nd AGSU Annual Research Symposium, Department of Anthropology, Albuquerque, NM. May 4, 2018.

Presentations

Peck, Katherine. “The Agricultural Infrastructure of Mauka Kawaihae.” Presented at the Hamilton College Winslow Lectureship Series in Archaeology, April 10th, 2021.

Peck, Katherine, “The South Kohala Field System: Ancient Management, Modern Resilience.” Frieda Butler award talk, Department of Anthropology Colloquium Series, University of New Mexico. October 2, 2020.

Peck, Katherine, “Understanding Human-Landscape Interaction: Geoarchaeology and the Society Islands, French Polynesia,” Presentation at the William and Mary Honors Colloquium, Williamsburg, VA, February 2017.

Technical Reports

Murphy, Beau and Katherine Peck. A 480-acre Class III Inventory in Mora County, New Mexico. Report Prepared for the USDA-NRCS New Mexico. December 2021.

Murphy, Beau, Katherine Peck, and Joseph Birkmann. A Class III Inventory in the Vicinity of Trementina, San Miguel County, New Mexico. Report prepared for the USDA-NRCS New Mexico. December 2021.

Murphy, Beau, Katherine Peck, and Joseph Birkmann. A Class III Inventory in the Vicinity of Lindrith, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. Report prepared for the USDA-NRCS New Mexico. December 2021.

Murphy, Beau and Katherine Peck. A 743-acre Class III Inventory in Guadalupe County, New Mexico. Report Prepared for the USDA-NRCS New Mexico. December 2021.

Murphy, Beau and Katherine Peck. A Class III Inventory in the Vicinity of Glorieta Pass, Santa Fe County, New Mexico. Report prepared for the USDA-NRCS New Mexico. November 2021.

Murphy, Beau and Katherine Peck. A 498-acre Class III Inventory in San Miguel County, New Mexico. Report Prepared for the USDA-NRCS New Mexico. September 2021.

Murphy, Beau, Katherine Peck, and Joseph Birkmann. A 360-Acre Class III Cultural Resources Inventory in Guadalupe County, New Mexico. Report Prepared for the USDA-NRCS New Mexico. September 2021.

Murphy, Beau and Katherine Peck. A 104-acre Class III Inventory in Guadalupe County, New Mexico. Report Prepared for the USDA-NRCS New Mexico. August 2021.

Murphy, Beau, Katherine Peck, and Joseph Birkmann. Dog Canyon: A 594-Acre Class III Cultural Resources Inventory in Otero County, New Mexico. Report Prepared for the New Mexico State Land Office Surface Resources Division. May 2021.

Murphy, Beau and Katherine Peck. Middle Mesa Lop-and-Scatter Class II Cultural Resources Assessment. Small-Scale Project Report Prepared for Bureau of Land Management, Farmington Field Office. September 2020.

Murphy, Beau and Katherine Peck. Ah-Shi-Sle-Pah Fence Project Class III Archaeological Survey. Small-Scale Project Report Prepared for Bureau of Land Management, Farmington Field Office. September 2020.

Murphy, Beau and Katherine Peck. Crow Mesa Lop-and-Scatter Class II Cultural Resources Assessment. Small-Scale Project Report Prepared for Bureau of Land Management, Farmington Field Office. September 2020.

Murphy, Beau and Katherine Peck. Simon Lop-and-Scatter Class II Cultural Resources Assessment. Small-Scale Project Report Prepared for Bureau of Land Management, Farmington Field Office. September 2020.

Murphy, Beau, Rebecca Hawkins, Katherine Peck, and Joshua Vallejos. A Class II Cultural Resources Sample Inventory for the Proposed Cerro Brillante Fuels Reduction Project, Cibola County, NM. Large-Scale Report Prepared for Bureau of Land Management, Rio Puerco Field Office. September 2020.

Peck, Katherine. “Environmental Setting of Chiricahua National Monument.” In Archaeological Survey and Test Investigations in Chiricahua National Monument 2012-2018, edited by Bruce B. Huckell. 2019.

Fellowships, Grants, and Awards

Selected Technical Skills