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Department Staff

All email addresses end with @monticello.org.


Beatrix Arendt
Curator of Archaeological Collections
Ph.D.University of Virginia, 2011
Specializations: Historical archaeology.
E-mail: barendt
 

Lynsey Bates
Senior Archaeological Analyst, Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery
Ph.D.  2015, University of Pennsylvania
Specializations: GIS and landscape analysis, historical archaeology in the Caribbean
E-mail: lbates
 

Elizabeth Bollwerk
Senior Archaeological Analyst, Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery
Ph.D. University of Virginia, 2012
Specializations: Middle Atlantic archaeology, Native American tobacco pipes.
E-mail: ebollwerk
 

Leslie Cooper
Senior Archaeological Analyst, Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery
B.A. University of South Carolina, 1998
E-mail: lcooper

 
Katelyn Coughlan
Archaeological Analyst, Mountaintop Project
M.A.: University of Massachusetts, Boston
Specialization: Historical archaeology, social class constructs.
E-mail: kcoughlan

 
Christine Devine
Archaeology Lab Assistant
Ph.D. William and Mary, 1990
Specialization: Colonial American history, historical archaeology
E-mail: cdevine
 

Jillian E. Galle
Project Director, Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery
Ph.D. University of Virginia, 2006
Specializations: Historical archaeology, African-American culture, eighteenth- and nineteenth-century American material culture and architecture, craft production.
E-mail: jgalle
 

Fraser D. Neiman
Director of Archaeology
Ph.D. Yale, 1990
Specializations: Historical archaeology, archaeological theory,
quantitative techniques, vernacular architecture.
E-mail: fneiman
 

Crystal Ptacek
Archaeological Field Research Manager
M.A. University of Tennessee, 2013
Specializations: Historical archaeology.
E-mail: cptacek
 

Beth Sawyer
Archaeological Analyst
B.A. William & Mary, 2005
E-mail: bsawyer
 

Derek Wheeler
Research Archaeologist
M.A. University of Virginia, 1996
Specializations: Historical archaeology of Virginia and Massachusetts
E-mail: dwheeler
 

All email addresses end with @monticello.org.
 

Consultants

Barnet Pavao-Zuckerman
Department of Anthropology, University of Maryland
Zooarchaeology.
 
Dan Druckenbrod
Director of Sustainability, Associate Professor, Geological, Environmental, & Marine Sciences, Rider University
Dendrochronology and dendroecology
 
James Feathers
Director, Luminesence Dating Laboratory, University of Washington
Sediment dating.
 
Kandace Hollenbach
Assistant Professor, Head of Subsistence Unit, Archaeological Research Laboratory, University of Tennessee
Paleoethnobotony.
 
John Jones
Senior Paleoethnobotanist, Archaeological Consulting Sevices
Pollen analysis.
 
Steven Keuhl
Professor, Department of Physical Sciences, Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences
Sediment dating.
 
Dan Hayes
geoarchaeologyconsult.com
Geoarchaeology.
 

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