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Dr. Jessi Halligan - 15 Questions with an Archeologist

12/1/2018
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Dr. Jessi Halligan In this episode we are joined by Dr. Jessi Halligan, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Florida State University. Dr. Halligan's interest in archaeology began at a young age. Leading her to participate in her first volunteer excavation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers when she was just 11 years olds. Since then she followed her passion and eventually earned a BA in Anthropology from Harvard University and her PhD from Texas A&M University. Focusing her...

Duration:00:36:24

Nigel Hetherington - 15 Questions with an Archeologist

11/1/2018
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Nigel Hetherington In this episode we are joined by Nigel Hetherington, co-founder and owner of Past Preservers. A company that provides historical and archaeological consultancy and professional support to those who work in the media as well as in heritage. Nigel is a graduate of University College London's Institute of Archaeology in London, England. Where he earned a B.A. in Egyptian Archaeology, as well as an M.A. in Cultural Heritage Studies. During his studies he took numerous...

Duration:00:56:57

Dr. Russell Skowronek - 15 Questions with an Archeologist

10/1/2018
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Dr. Russell Skowronek In this episode we are joined by Dr. Russell Skowronek, Professor of History and Anthropology at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Dr. Skowronek has a very extensive background in archeology. With undergraduate studies at the University of Illinois and graduate studies at Florida State University and Michigan State University. Along the way he has worked on a variety of terrestrial and underwater sites in places like the Philippines, Mexico, and Biscayne...

Duration:01:42:01

Dr. James Flexner - 15 Questions with an Archeologist

9/1/2018
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Dr. James Flexner In this episode we are joined by Dr. James Flexner, lecturer in historical archaeology and heritage at the University of Sydney in Australia. Dr. Flexner's tenure as an archeologist began as an undergraduate student at the University of Virginia. Though he eventually moved on to California for his doctoral studies at UC Berkeley. Focusing on the landscapes of the 19th century leprosarium at Kalawao, Moloka'i Island in Hawaii. Now living as an expatriate in Australia,...

Duration:00:48:43

Morgan Smith - 15 Questions with an Archeologist

8/1/2018
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Morgan Smith In this episode we are joined by Morgan Smith. Morgan is a PhD student at Texas A&M University, where he studies underwater archeology. Throughout his tenure as a student, he has worked on a variety of underwater sites. Including shipwrecks around Emanuel Point in Pensacola, Florida, as well as the Page-Ladson sinkhole east of Tallahassee. He has also done work on the terrestrial side of archaeology, in places like Russell Cave National Monument and Fort Raleigh National...

Duration:00:25:38

Steve Roskams - 15 Questions with an Archeologist

7/1/2018
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Steve Roskams In this episode we are joined by Steve Roskams. Steve is a Senior Lecturer at the University of York in England. Teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate students within the university's Department of Archaeology. He is also the director of the department's Field Archaeology Master's program. Which is the program that was completed by host Josh Guerrero. Throughout his tenure as an archeologist, Steve has worked in many sites around the world. Including a large...

Duration:00:23:12

Dr. Kaoru “Kay” Ueda - 15 Questions with an Archeologist

6/1/2018
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Dr. Kaoru "Kay" Ueda Today's episode has been pulled from our archives! In this one we are joined by Dr. Kaoru “Kay” Ueda. Dr. Ueda has been conducting archeological research at a wide range of sites around the world, including: Tiwanaku, Bolivia; Banten, Indonesia; Malacca, Malaysia; Kiri-Uriwari, Japan; and the steppe of Mongolia. She received her Ph.D. in archeology from Boston University (2015). Her main research interests are archaeology of food, hybridization of material culture,...

Duration:00:32:37

Cary Helmuth - 15 Questions with an Archeologist

5/1/2018
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Cary Helmuth In this episode we are joined by Cary Helmuth. Cary is a recent Anthropology graduate from Georgia Southern University and an Archeological Field Tech Intern here at SEAC. He joined SEAC back in early March, and already he has experienced a lot as a member of our Compliance Division. Including various roles and responsibilities in the lab, as well as fieldwork at places like Gulf Islands National Seahore and Natchez Trace Parkway. Listen to his answers to our 15 questions and...

Duration:00:22:16

Show Announcements - 15 Questions with an Archeologist

4/19/2018
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Show Announcements In this episode, SEAC Archeological Technician, Josh Guerrero, makes his debut as the new host of this podcast. Sharing his background and some announcements as to what listeners can expect with this podcast moving forward! We would love to get your feedback! Email HELP US SPREAD THE WORD! If you enjoyed this episode head on over to iTunes and kindly leave us a rating, a review and subscribe! Ways to subscribe to 15 Questions with an Archeologist. Click here to...

Duration:00:07:27

John Whitehurst - 15 Questions with an Archeologist

2/4/2018
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John Whitehurst Recently retired from the National Park Service with over 35 years of federal service. He spent the last 17 years as the cultural resources specialist at Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve where he directed all types of cultural resources investigations and historic preservation projects. He holds a BA and MA in Anthropology from the University of South Florida in Tampa. Before his time at Timucuan he was the cultural resources specialist at New River Gorge NRA in...

Duration:00:40:02

Dr. Daniel P. Bigman - 15 Questions With An Archeologist

11/20/2016
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Dr. Daniel P. Bigman Dr. Bigman received his PhD from the University of Georgia and is an expert in non-invasive subsurface mapping and 3D imaging. His graduate research focused on the applications of near-surface geophysics to archaeological and historical contexts and has since taught at several universities in Georgia. He has collaborated with scholars across the southeastern United States on innovative research pertaining to applied geophysics and damage prevention, especially as it...

Duration:00:31:24

Mr. Eric Oosahwee-Voss - 15 Questions with an Archeologist

10/2/2016
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Mr. Eric Oosahwee-Voss Eric Oosahwee-Voss (M.S. Central Washington University) is the Tribal Historic Preservation Officer (THPO) for the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma (UKB). The UKB is one of three federally recognized Cherokee tribes with headquarters in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Prior to his appointment as UKB THPO in early 2016, Eric worked as a Senior Archaeologist for the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation in Washington State. There he became well...

Duration:00:18:33

Dr. Sarah Sherwood - 15 Questions with an Archeologist

9/18/2016
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Dr. Sarah Sherwood Dr. Sherwood is an Anthropological Archaeologist with a specialty in Geoarchaeology. On the Southern Cumberland Plateau she is specifically interested in prehistoric land use change over time and site formation processes of sandstone rockshelters. She and her Sewanee students are working with colleagues from various institutions on the development of indigenous horticulture. Beyond the Plateau she studies the geoarchaeology of prehistoric earthworks and mounds and how...

Duration:00:31:04

Mr. Eric Deetz - 15 Questions with an Archeologist

7/3/2016
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Mr. Eric Deetz Eric Deetz started his archaeological career early. Son of James Deetz (yes, that James Deetz) it seemed inevitable Eric would end up in archaeology. By the time he was 15 years old, Eric was regularly assisting on projects whenever the opportunity arose. He completed his BA at San Francisco State University and went on to earn his MA in Archaeology and Heritage at the University of Leicester in 2002. Eric specializes in colonial archaeology and currently holds many positions...

Duration:00:17:47

Dr. Steve Smith - 15 Questions with an Archeologist

5/22/2016
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Dr. Steve Smith Steve Smith was born in Shelby, Ohio and was raised in Columbus. He graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 1973 with a B.A. in history. During the late 1970s he attended graduate school, worked for a private contracting firm, and in 1982 became the Historic Archaeologist in Louisiana’s State Historic Preservation Office. He received a M.A. in Anthropology (with specialty in archaeology) in 1983 from the University of Kentucky. In 1986 he came to SCIAA as the...

Duration:00:16:15

Dr. David Anderson - Bumper

4/13/2016
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Dr. David G. Anderson - Bumper University of Tennessee We would love to get your feedback! Email HELP US SPREAD THE WORD! Tweet: I just listened to 15 Questions with an Archeologist! http://ctt.ec/fkV5f+ If you enjoyed this episode head on over to iTunes and kindly leave us a rating, a review and subscribe! Ways to subscribe to 15 Questions with an Archeologist. Click here to subscribe via iTunes Click here to subscribe via RSS You can also subscribe via Stitcher Read more at...

Duration:00:00:09

Mr. Scott Butler - 15 Questions with an Archeologist

4/10/2016
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Mr. Scott Butler Mr. Scott Butler (M.H.P., University of Georgia, RPA) has served as a Brockington and Associates archaeologist, historian, and project manager since joining the firm in 1990. Mr. Butler has completed numerous cultural resource projects throughout the Southeast, as well as in Wisconsin, New York, Utah, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Mr. Butler holds an undergraduate degree in Archaeological Sciences, and has strong historic architectural and archival research...

Duration:00:11:31

Ms. Kristen McMasters - 15 Questions with an Archeologist

3/6/2016
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Ms. Kristen McMasters Kristen McMasters holds a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Michigan, and an M.A. in Anthropology, specializing in Public Service Archeology, from the University of South Carolina. Before coming to work for the National Park Service (NPS), she was the City Archeologist for the City of Baltimore, MD. McMasters has conducted archeological and historical research on prehistoric, industrial, 18th century landscapes, African-American and battlefield sites...

Duration:00:11:19

Dr. Douglas D. Scott - 15 Questions with an Archeologist

11/22/2015
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Dr. Douglas D. Scott Dr. Douglas D. Scott is an American archaeologist most notable for his work at the Little Bighorn in the mid-1980s. Working with Richard Fox, Melissa Connor, Doug Harmon, and staff and volunteers from the National Park Service, Scott worked to sketch out a field methodology that has enabled archaeologists to systematically investigate battlefields. This work is internationally recognized as constituting a great step forward in our ability to interpret battlefields...

Duration:00:14:10

Dr. Jeffrey Mitchem - 15 Questions with an Archeologist

11/8/2015
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Dr. Jeffrey Mitchem Dr. Jeffrey Mitchem (Ph.D., University of Florida, 1989) is the Survey’s Research Station Archeologist for Parkin Archeological State Park, and Research Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Arkansas–Fayetteville. He joined the Survey in 1990 to establish the Parkin research station, following appointments at Florida State University and Louisiana State University. His specializations include late prehistoric and early historic archeology of the Southeast...

Duration:00:22:42