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Gail King, Camp Director

Gail King, Archaeology Summer Camp Director, is the director of the Southeastern Indian Educational and Research Center at the Jacksonville State University Archaeological Resource Laboratory. She received a Master’s degree in anthropology from the University of Alabama. Gail is a member of the Lower Creek Muscogee Tribe East, recognized by the State of Alabama. She holds a B.S. degree in secondary education, with a major in Biology and has been certified by the State of Alabama to teach in secondary education.

Gail is looking forward to sharing her knowledge of native peoples ,both recent and ancient, with the members of Archaeology Summer Camp 2005.

Gail King, camp director
 


Hunter Johnson, Lead Archaeologist

Hunter Johnson is an instructor at JSU and co-director of the Archaeological Resource Laboratory. He received a Master’s degree in anthropology from the University of Alabama. Hunter helped establish and develop an ethnobotany laboratory at JSU and he is the current president for the Alabama Archaeological Society.

 
   

Dr. Harry O. Holstein

Dr. Harry O. Holstein has been a full professor of anthropology at JSU for 27 years and is the founder and administrative director of the JSU Archaeological Resource Laboratory. He received a Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh and taught there prior to coming to JSU. He serves as consultant for a wide variety of federal, state, and local archaeological, historical, and research agencies.

 
   


Keith J. Little

Keith J. Little is an instructor at JSU and project director for the Archaeological Resource Laboratory. He received a Master’s degree in anthropology from the University of Alabama. Mr. Little’s intensive area of research has been Paleo climate and culture changes; late Woodland to Mississippian transition; and early Spanish contact period, especially in the Tennessee River Valley and the Coosa River Basin.

 
   

Rebecca Turley Ridley

Rebecca Turley Ridley is a principal investigator/project manager for the Archaeological Resource Laboratory. She received a Masters degree in anthropology from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Mrs. Ridley has planned, executed, and reported on numerous Phase I, II, and III archaeological field investigations, as well as many Phase I architectural viewshed assessments.
In addition to her archaeological field and laboratory experience, she has conducted in-depth studies regarding effective communication between Native Americans and archaeologists and has received several awards for her work in this area.


 
       
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