NOVEMBER 2019: Dr. Jessi Halligan, Florida State University

Dr. Jessi Halligan is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology, with specializations in geoarchaeology and underwater archaeology. She is anthropologically-trained archaeologist with a focus upon the initial peopling of the Americas through my active research program in submerged Paleoindian sites in Florida. This focus leads to complementary foci in hunter-gatherer societies,…

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OCTOBER 2019: Eric Prendergast, CARDNO

Eric Prendergast, M.A., RPA. Senior Staff Archaeologist with Cardno. Eric is a transplant from the northeast who has only lived in Tampa since 2012, when he came to graduate school at USF. Since then he has worked in CRM and has recently served as Principal Investigator for major excavations in…

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SEPTEMBER 2019: Giness J. Mahar, University of Florida

Ethnoarchaeology of Ancient Fishing Practices: Insights from the Florida Gulf Coast Giness J. Mahar, Phd, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida   Ginessa Mahar completed her Ph.D. in Anthropology at the University of Florida. Her dissertation research involves the investigation of coastal fishing communities that thrived along the shores…

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