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Steven Smith

Director of SCIAA
University of South Carolina

Phone Number: 803-576-6569
Office: 1321 Pendleton Street


Steven D. Smith has a master's degree from the University of Kentucky and his Ph.D from the University of South Carolina. He has thirty-seven years professional experience in archaeology as an historical archaeologist in a private firm and on the Louisiana SHPO staff, Deputy State Archaeologist for South Carolina, and for the last ten years, an historical archaeologist/P.I. at SCIAA. His research interests military sites archaeology and military history. He also teaches Public Archaeology and African American Military History. While rocks do nothing for him, he will gladly listen to the stories made up by prehistorians, as long as they buy the beer.