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Littleknown State University
San Francisco, CA 94132
13 Hotdog Avenue, Apt. F
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)
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.
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
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
"Alternative Uses for Teddy Bears," Littleknown State Anthropology Students' Society, June 1997
"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.
Student member, Long Range Planning Committee, American Ethnotaxidermy Association 1994
English (native language); Spanish (fluent reading, writing, speaking); Platdeutsch (conversational ability)
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)