Hailing from Ann Arbor, Michigan, Taylor Puckett is a senior at UA majoring in Anthropology with a concentration in Southeastern Archaeology . She is also minoring in Social Work and is a member of various professional societies and clubs associated with both her major and minor. She has been working on various projects in the APPL since 2017. Her interests include paleoethnobotany and maritime archaeology with a regional interest in the Caribbean. She also conducts research in the Human Behavioral Ecology Research Group (HBERG) working on various biocultural anthropological studies. After graduation she plans on spending more time with her dog and attending graduate school for, as of now, a maritime archaeology degree.