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Curriculum vitae

N. Collin Moore, BA, MA


University Education

2009 Master of Arts in Anthropology University of Manitoba
Thesis title: Dental Age Estimates of Individuals Buried at Apollonia Pontica
2002-2004 Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology University of Central Florida

Summer 2003 Archaeological Field School University of Notre Dame
2000-2002 Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts degree St. Petersburg College, Clearwater, FL


Experience and Skills

I am familiar with a variety of technical methods and applications that includes histology, radiography, digital microscopy, 3D laser scanning, 3D printing, and associated software (ImagePro-Plus, Photoshop, Mimics, Rapidform, NextEngine, Z-Print, and Polhemus).

During the summer of 2003 I attended archaeological field school at the University of Notre Dame under the guidance of Dr. Mark Schurr. Over the course, three sites were excavated: Collier Lodge 7000 BC – 1900 AD, a Hopewell burial mound 3000 BC, and a turn of the century pioneer cabin. Aside from basic field excavation, artifact sorting techniques, and floatation, I was trained with several types of geophysical survey equipment:

  • (GPR) Ground Penetrating Radar
  • Electrical Resistivity
  • Electromagnetic (EM) Conductivity
  • Magnetometer


Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards

University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship (Doctorate) 2009-2013, $16,000 CDN per annum (decline)

Faculty of Graduate Studies Special Awards Fund Bursary 2009, $4,000.00 CAD

Department of Anthropology Bursary 2009, $2,000.00 CAD

International Graduate Student Scholarship 2009/2010, $4,000.00 CAD (decline)

Student Research Assistantship (SRA) for Dr. Rob Hoppa, 2004/2005 school year/summer, 2007 - present school year/summer
Description of SRA duties: From my SRA I have been involved with a number of projects such as: the Akhmim Mummy Project and Consortium (Dr. Jonathan Elias, Director, Pennsylvania State University), 3D analysis of a pupa/butterfly, and various skeletal specimens (Dr. Mathew Tocheri, Smithsonian Institution). In these projects the main aim was to segment the desired data (skeleton, sarcophagus, wrappings, skin, etc.) and reproduce a 3D model. Some of this work has been placed on public display. The majority of work has been on the Akhmim Mummy Project where models are produced of skulls for facial reconstruction or full-size reproduction of the wrappings/skeleton/skin. The butterfly project focused on segmenting and printing the reproductive organs of a developing pupa. Finally, various models of skeletal elements from the Smithsonian have been produced for non-invasive analysis. Other duties have included planning and implementing workshops/tutorials for student:

  • Histology, Digital Imaging, and Microscopy workshop for Dr. Rob Hoppa’s students, 2007 and 2008 (under SRAship)
  • 3D Scanning and Rendering workshop, 2008 (under SRAship)
  • Radiography and Imaging workshop, 2007 (under SRAship)

University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship 2005 (Masters), $12,000.00 CAD

Graduate Bursary 2004, $300.00 CAD

Graduate Travel Award 2006, $350.00 CAD


Professional Membership and Service


  • Alpha Theta Rho anthropology fraternity 2002-2004
  • Positions held:
    Chair of Fundraising and Philanthropy Committee
    Vice President 2003 - 2004
  • Wrote the guidelines chapter of Fundraising and Philanthropy guide for the official bylaws book


  • Manitoba Anthropology Students’ Association (MASA)
  • Positions held: Graduate Programs Committee 2004 and 2008

Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology (CAPA), 2004 – present

Paleoanthropology Society, 2009