Emma Dietrich earned her B.A. in Anthropology from Mercyhurst University and her M.A. in Historical Archaeology from the University of West Florida. Her thesis research focused on curricula development for the Milton High School Archaeology Project. Before moving to the East Central Region, Emma worked as graduate assistant with the Northwest Region, an intern with the Midwest Archeological Center, and The Heritage Education Network. Her interests include public education and outreach, historical archaeology, and climate science.