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Jonathan Leader

State Archaeologist - SCIAA
University of South Carolina

Phone Number: 803-576-6560
Email: leaderj@mailbox.sc.edu
Office: 1321 Pendleton St, 1st Floor, Suite 16
Website: http://artsandsciences.sc.edu/sciaa/front-page

Bio 

Jonathan Leader received his Ph.D. from the University of Florida Gainesville, and currently heads the Office of the State Archaeologist. His research interests and background include the ancient Near East, Micronesia, Eastern United States pre and proto-history, submerged resources, cultural resource management, remote sensing and GIS, archaeometry, archaeometallurgy, and conservation. He teaches and lectures on a regular basis in four departments at the university. The most current research projects include the H.L. Hunley project; the SC Cannons project; The Bahamas projects; the Florence Stockade; and the SCIAA Digitized Publications project.