Public Education Committee
Network of State and Provincial Archaeology Education Coordinators

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The links below are an aid for finding information about archaeology or contacting an archaeologist in your area. Click on the state (or on "Canada") for links to regional archaeology information.





Facilitator: Meredith Hardy

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Philip J. Carr
University of South Alabama
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Mobile AL 36688-0002
Tel: 251-460-6907
Fax: 251-460-7925

Linda Derry
Old Cahawba Archaeological Pk
719 Tremont St
Selma AL 36701-5446
Tel: 334-875-2529
Fax: 334-877-4253





Ann Valdo Howard
Public Archaeology Programs Manager/
Archaeological Compliance Specialist
Arizona State Historic Preservation Office
1300 W. Washington
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Tel: 602-542-7138
Fax: 602-542-4180


        Melissa Zabecki Harvey, PhD, RPA, CIG 
        Park Interpreter
        Parkin Archeological State Park
             P.O. Box 1110, Parkin, AR 72373-1110
          870.755.2500  Fax 870.755.2676





Edward J Knell, Ph.D., RPA

Assistant Professor

Department of Anthropology

California State University, Fullerton

800 N. State College Blvd.

Fullerton, CA 92831

Tel: 657-278-5076


          Richard Wilshusen

          State Archaeologist/Deputy SHPO

          Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation

          History Colorado - The Colorado Historical Society

          1200 Braodway

          Denver, CO 80203

          Tel:  303-866-3392 (OAHP desk)

          303-866-2736 (direct line)





Nicholas F. Bellantoni
Office of State Archaeology, U-4214
University of Connecticut
Storrs CT 06269-4214
Tel: 860-486-5248
Fax: 860-486-6953


          David S. Clarke
          DelDOT Archaeologist
          Department of Transportation
          P.O. Box 778-800 Bay Road
          Dover, DE 19903
          Phone: (302) 760-2271
          Fax: (302) 739-8282

District of Columbia:

Ruth Trocolli, Ph.D

City Archaeologist

DC Historic Preservation Office

1100 4th St. SW, Suite E650

Washington, DC 20024




Emily M. Powlen, M.S., RPA

Principal Investigator, Public Interpretation

Southeastern Archeological Research, Inc. (SEARCH)
Gainesville Area Office

315 NW 138th Terrace

Newberry, FL 32669

(352) 333-0049

(352) 333-0069 (fax)



          Rita Elliott
          Education Coordinator
          The LAMAR Institute
           P.O. Box 2992
          Savannah, GA 31402
          Tel: (706) 341-7797


Melissa Kirkendall
Professor of Anthropology

University of Hawaii Maui College

310 Kaahumanu Ave

Kahului, Hawaii

Tel:  808-984-3235


Mary Anne Davis

Associate State Archaeologist
Idaho State Historical Society

210 Main St
Boise ID 83702-7264
Tel: 208-334-3847
Fax: 208-334-2775


Illinois--Chicago area

Karen Poulson, M.A. RPA
Tel: 773-810-9620


Mary Pirkl
Center for American Archeology
Kampsville Archeological Center
PO Box 366
Kampsville IL 62053
Tel: 618-653-4316


Amy Johnson
Senior Research Archaeologist and Archaeology Outreach Coordinator
Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology
402 West Washington St., Room W274
Indianapolis IN 46204-2739
Tel: 317-232-6982


              Elizabeth Reetz

              Education and Outreach Program Director
              Office of the State Archaeologist
              700 Clinton Street Building
              University of Iowa
              Iowa City IA 52242
              Tel: 319-384-0561
              Fax: 319-384-0768



Virginia A. Wulfkuhle
Public Archeologist
Cultural Resources Division
Kansas State Historical Society
6425 SW 6th Ave
Topeka KS 66615-1099
Voice:  785-272-8681 ext. 266
Fax:     785-272-8682


A. Gwynn Henderson
Kentucky Archaeological Survey
1020A Export St.
Lexington KY 40506-9854
Tel: 859-257-1919 or 859-257-1944
Fax: 859-323-1968


Nancy Hawkins
Office of Cultural Development
PO Box 44247
Division of Archaeology
Baton Rouge LA 70804-4247
Tel: 225-342-8170
Fax: 225-342-8173



Eleanor King, RPA

Howard University

Department of Sociology and Anthropology

DGH 207, 2441 6th Street NW


DC, 20059-0001

Tel: 202-806-5255




Stacy Tchorzynski

State Historic Preservation Office and Department of Natural Resources

702 W. Kalamazoo, P.O. Box 30740

Lansing, MI 48909-8240



Scott Anfinson
Minnesota State Archaeologist
Ft. Snelling History Center
St. Paul, MN 55111


Sarah Koeppel
US Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District
4155 East Clay Street
Vicksburg MS 39183
Tel: 601-631-5894

Fax: 601-631-5459



Rebecca S. Timmons
Forest Archaeologist
Kootenai National Forest, Supervisor's Office
1101 US Highway 2 West
Libby MT 59923
Tel: 406-283-7666
Fax: 406-283-7709

Halcyon La Point
Custer National Forest
1310 Main St
PO Box 50760
Billings MT 59105-1742
Tel: 405-657-6361
Fax: 405-657-6444


Dawn Bringelson
Archeologist/ Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator
Midwest Archeological Center
100 Centennial Mall North, Room 474
Lincoln, NE 68508
(402) 437-5392 ext. 105


Anne DuBarton
8250 W Charleston Blvd
Suite 100
Las Vegas NV 89117
Tel: 702-952-2072
Fax: 702-248-3883

New Hampshire:

Richard Boisvert
State Archaeologist
NH Div. of Historical Resources
19 Pillsbury St. 2nd Floor
Concord NH 03301-3570
Tel: 603-271-6433
Fax: 603-271-3433

New Jersey:

David C. Mudge
New Jersey Department of Transportation
2021 Old York Rd
Burlington NJ 08016-9738
Tel: 609-530-2987
Fax: 609-530-5305

New Mexico:

           Tonya Fallis

           Archaeological Records Management Section

           New Mexico State Historic Preservation Division

           708 Camino Lejo

           Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504

           Tel:  505-476-1286

           Fax: 505-476-1320



New York:

Daniel E. Mazeau

Principal Investigator (Archaeology) and

Cultural Education Specialist

Cultural Resource Survey Program
New York State Museum
Albany, New York  12230
Tel: 518-408-1722

North Carolina:

Dr. Linda F. Carnes-McNaughton, RPA
Archaeologist and Curator
Department of the Army
Directorate of Public Works (IMSE BRG PW)
HQ Fort Bragg Garrison Command (ABN)
Installation Management Agency
Bldg 3-1631 Butner Rd.
Fort Bragg NC 28310
Tel: 910-396-6680

North Dakota:

Melinda Leach
Professor, Dept. of Anthropology
PO Box 8374

University of North Dakota

Stop 8374, 236 Centennial Dr.
Grand Forks ND 58202
Tel: 701-777-3697


Linda Whitman
University of Akron
Dept of Classical Studies
Anthropology and Archaeology
Olin Hall Rm 237
Akron OH 44325-1910
Tel: 330-972-6179
Fax: 330-972-2338


Robert L. Brooks
University of Oklahoma
Archeological Survey
111 E Chesapeake, Bldg 134
Norman OK 73019-0575
Tel: 405-325-7211
Fax: 405-325-7604


Virginia Parks
Region 1/8 Cultural Resources Team
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
20555 SW Gerda Lane
Sherwood OR 97140
Tel: 503-625-4377
Fax: 503-625-4887


Beverly Chiarulli
Dept. of Anthropology
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
McElhaney Hall G-12
Indiana, PA 15206
Tel: 724-357-2659
Fax: 724-357-7637

Puerto Rico:

Rhode Island:

Alan D. Leveillee
Public Archaeology Lab Inc.
210 Lonsdale Ave
Pawtucket RI 02860-3546
Tel: 401-728-8780
Fax: 401-728-8784

South Carolina:

Gail E. Wagner
University of South Carolina
Dept. of Anthropology
Columbia SC 29208-0001
Tel: 803-777-6548
Fax: 803-777-0259

South Dakota:

Mike Fosha
State Archaeological Research Center
PO Box 1257
Rapid City SD 57709-1257
Tel: 605-394-1936
Fax: 605-394-1941


Aaron Deter-Wolf
Tennessee Division of Archaeology
1216 Foster Avenue, Cole Building # 3
Nashville, TN  37210


Rebecca (Becky) Shelton
Regional Archeologist/Project Reviewer
Texas Historical Commission
PO Box 12276
Austin TX 78722-2276
Tel: 512-463-2276


Lori Hunsaker
Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer

Archaeology Division of State History

300 Rio grande Street

Salt Lake CIty, Utah 84101-1182




Brennan Gauthier
VTrans Archaeologist  
Vermont Agency of Transportation 
Project Delivery Bureau 
Environmental Section 
1 National Life Drive 
Montpelier, VT 05633 
tel. 802-828-3965
fax. 802-828-2334



Jess Robinson





Michael B. Barber
Western Regional Preservation Office

962 Kime Lane

Salem, VA  24153
Tel: 540-387-5398

C. Diane DeRoche
Chief Curator
Department of Historic Resources
2801 Kensington Ave
Richmond VA 23221
Tel: 804-482-6441
Fax: 804-367-2972


Laura Phillips, Collections Manager
Burke Museum
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington 98195-3010 
(206) 685-3849

West Virginia:

Lora Lamarre
WV Historic Preservation Office
The Cultural Center
1900 Kanawha Blvd E
Charleston WV 25305-0300
Tel: 304-558-0220
Fax: 304-558-2779


Bonnie L. Jancik
Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
1725 State St
La Crosse WI 54601 Tel: 608-785-6473
Fax: 608-785-6474


Judy Wolf
State Historic Preservation Office
Department 3431
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
Tel: 307-766-5366
Fax: 307-766-4262



British Columbia:


New Brunswick:


Joanna Lea
432 South Waseosa Lake Rd RR1
Huntsville ON P1H-2J2
Fax: 705-385-1827



updated 10/14/2014