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Alexis Muschal

Alexis Muschal

Field Director

Alexis Muschal is a Bioarchaeologist, Osteologist, and Report Writer for TerraX. Ms. Muschal received her B.A. in Anthropology and Classical Languages at Marquette University in 2011 and her Master’s in Science in Forensic Anthropology from Boston University in 2022. She completed a thesis on determining whether an individual used tobacco by analyzing their teeth using Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry. Ms. Muschal has 10 years of professional experience including supervisory roles working in museums where she has educated the public on science and history and been entrusted with research and artifact handling. She has experience working on sites with both human and faunal remains and has been trained to identify and distinguish both. Ms. Muschal has addiitonally been trained to build a biological profile on an individual ,which allows her to estimate sex, ancestry, age, stature, pathology, trauma, and taphonomy from skeletal remains which can be used in bioarchaeological and forensic contexts. Through TerraX, Ms. Muschal has become well acquainted with construction monitoring as required by federal law including projects in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama to ensure safety of archaeological sites and human remains. Ms. Muschal has also participated in cemetery relocations as a Field Director in North Carolina and Mississippi.

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