A native of New York, Deryn Makowski is passionate about her work in the field of archeological investigation. She moved to Oklahoma recently to work for Reagan Smith, a state, federal and Tribal project management consulting firm, as its archaeologist and principal investigator.
In her new role, Makowski will perform archeological surveys in Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas and archeological research for various projects in addition to working with agencies and Tribes to ensure protection of cultural resources.
Makowski has two years of experience with paleoecology lab work and, in May, earned her master’s degree in anthropology at Iowa State University.
– Staff report, The Oklahoma 100