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Curriculum Vitae
of Algernon Basementgarden Hogsbreath Blue Star

Department of Anthropology
Littleknown State University
1600 Holloway
San Francisco, CA 94132 Blue Star

13 Hotdog Avenue, Apt. F
Badview City, CA 99999

Telephone: 666-123-4567 (office); 666-123-8910 (home)
Fax: 666-123-1111
e-mail: stuffer@aol.com Blue Star

Born: February 28, 1975, Lame Dog, Nebraska Blue Star
U.S. Passport # 999666999666 Blue Star
Civil Status: Married, to Jemima Roadkill-Hogsbreath. 2 children: Jason (10), Jennifer (6 months) Blue Star

EDUCATION Blue Star

Joseph McCarthy School of Industry, Lame Dog, Nebraska, 1988-1992

Michael Milken Business School, Watershed, Delaware, 1992; Certificate in tax dodging, cum laude.

East Jesus State College and Veterinary School, East Jesus, Nebraska 1993-1995. Major: Ethnotaxidermy, Degree A.A.

Littleknown State University, San Francisco, California 1995-1997. Major: Anthropology, Minor: Animal Husbandry; Degree: B. A.

Littleknown State University, San Francisco, California 1997-present. Major: Anthropology; Field of Specialization: Cultural Anthropology. Thesis title: "The Role of Taxidermy in Religious Rituals of an Urban Youth Minority in San Francisco" Degree: M.A. (expected June 1999) Blue Star

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE Blue Star

Student assistant to Dr. Eudorus "Barker" Kebarkian, Dept. of Ethnotaxidermy, East Jesus State College and Veterinary School 1993-1994. Duties: Preparation of laboratory for Dr. Kebarkian, proper storage of specimens, combing and spraying hair of finished specimens, maintenance of World Wide Web page.

Research assistant to Dr. Nasty J. Evil, Dept. of Anthropology, Littleknown State University 1996. Duties: Maintenance of database (PC, Filebreaker)

Littleknown State University 1997-present. Urban anthropological fieldwork (under direction of Dr. Nasty J. Evil) into urban youth subcultures which involve the ritual use of taxidermy.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS Blue Star

Reverend Billy Bob Porkjowls Religious Training Grant for Clean Youth, 1988.

"Can You Deduct It?" Congratulatory Scholarship, Elmo Q. Frobus School of Business, 1992

Most Accomplished Stuffer Award, Nebraska Taxidermy Society, 1993

Institute for the Disbursement of Federal Funds Young Ethnotaxidermist Training Grant 1997 (for thesis fieldwork)

Nominee for most accomplished thesis in urban grunge, Littleknown State Punk Alumni Association, 1999

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES Blue Star

Society for Urban Anthropology, student member

Young Taxidermists of America, member, vice-president 1996-1997

AF of L, CIO (Drummers and Taxidermists Local #666), member in good standing

PAPERS GIVEN Blue Star

"Alternative Uses for Teddy Bears," Littleknown State Anthropology Students' Society, June 1997

PUBLICATIONS Blue Star

"Culturally Sensitive Taxidermy in the Pet Cemetery Setting" Journal of American Pet Cemeteries 5:11:12-13, 1994

"Taxidermy, Endangered Species and the Perception of the Self as an Element in the Universal Body" Post-Modern Ethnology 1:1;13-14, 1996

"The Uses of Taxidermy in Urban Youth Ritual" Journal of American Folklore (accepted June 1998), in press.

SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION AND TO THE COMMUNITY Blue Star

Student member, Long Range Planning Committee, American Ethnotaxidermy Association 1994

LANGUAGES Blue Star

English (native language); Spanish (fluent reading, writing, speaking); Platdeutsch (conversational ability)

OTHER SKILLS Blue Star

Computer skills: word processing in WordScar, WordDefect; extensive experience with Filebreaker and graphics programs such as Dodoshop and Paintslop.

Surveying with EDM (summer job with Joseph McCarthy School of Industry Youth Road Repair Program, 1992)

Certificate in small animal taxidermy, 1998

Drummer for "Snotrag" (2 cd's and Best Video of the Year Award, Gilman Street, 1998)


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