Nikki Danielle Martensen is an Applied Anthropologist and archaeologist. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology (cum laude) with a minor in Native American Studies from Humboldt State University in May 2014.
As an undergraduate, Nikki worked as an Archaeological Research Assistant for the Cultural Resources Facility and served as an officer for the Humboldt State University Anthropological Society.
After Graduating, Nikki worked as an archaeological technician for Shasta-Trinity National Forest, in the McCloud Ranger District conducting archaeological surveys, site recording and assessments, and site boundary testing.
Nikki has since worked as a Research Assistant for the Market Street Chinatown Archaeology Project at the Stanford Archaeology Center, where she assisted Principal Investigator Barbara Voss in inventory, analysis, and collection management of the Market Street Chinatown Archeology Project; including photographing artifacts for publication, training and supervising lab assistants, and preparing specimens for final curation. She also acted as the laboratory and Finds Manager for the Cangdong Village Project, December 2016 Field Season in Kaiping, Guangdong Province, China.
She is currently working as a freelance transcriptionist and pursuing a Master’s Degree in Applied Anthropology at Humboldt State University.