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Jonathan M. Leader

Title: State Archaeologist
Department: Office of the State Archaeologist
SC Institute for Archeology and Anthropology
Phone: 803- 576-6560
Office: 1321 Pendleton St, 1st Floor, Suite 16


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.

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