The Author and 'Doc' Dr. John Cottier last Summer.

We lost a dear friend here in the Southeast Region this week. On Monday, I learned that Dr. John Cottier, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Auburn University died of a heart attack in the...
Dr. Danny Walker set to retire, photo credit (WSPCR)

Summary from Assistant State Archaeologist Dr. Danny Walker to retire  and Faculty and Staff, Anthro Dept.,  UWyo  The Wyoming assistant State Archaeologist Dr. Danny Walker is set to retire in late February, having served the public...
Davis holds a vessel from the collections of the University of Arkansas Museum. Among many other positions she was assistant director of the museum from 1963 to 1967. photo by RICHARD BERQUIST

We mourn the recent passing of Hester Davis, considered a national treasure by the archaeological community. She served as the Arkanas State Archaeologist from the creation of the position, in 1967, until her retirement...
Wilburn “Sonny” Cockrell, an early ACUA Board member and pioneer underwater archaeologist. Sonny passed away October 8, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida at age 73.

In Memoriam, Wilburn "Sonny" Cockrell, a pioneering American maritime archaeologist, passed away at the beginning of October at age 73 in Florida. Excerpted from http://www.maritimearchaeology.com/sonnycockrell Cockrell was notably one of the first underwater archaeologists to be...

Summary from Next Connecticut State Archaeologist Announced Dr. Brian D. Jones began as Connecticut State Archaeologist in July. He follows retiring State Archaeologist Dr. Nicholas Bellantoni, who has held the position since 1987, and retires in...
Dr. N'omi Greber

Dr. N'omi Greber, Curator of Archaeology at The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, and one of the world's leading authorities on the Hopewell Culture passed away after a long struggle with cancer.   She also...
Dr. Jess Robinson Vermont Archaeologist

Dr. Jess Robinson has been selected to serve as Vermont’s new State Archaeologist. He is the second State Archaeologist to serve Vermont, since the General Assembly established the position in 1976. Jess replaces Giovanna...
Dr Mark Lynott of NPS Midwest Archaeological Center Passed Away in May 2014

Images and text courtesy of NPS Midwest Archaeological Center Facebook page.   It is with sad and heavy hearts that we must announce that Dr. Mark Lynott passed away last week. Mark was the former manager and...
Donald Weaver

Donald E. Weaver, Jr., passed away May 26 at the Hospice of the Valley in Scottsdale, AZ. The text below was written in parts by Kelley Hays-Gilpin, Northern Arizona University; Bob Mark, and Evelyn Billo,...