Archaeology Spotlight

 Archaeology Lab, Kent Hall 320

Students can choose to focus their studies on archaeology. We provide many opportunities inside and outside the classroom for students to engage in archaeology.


Faculty and Student Spotlight

Underwater Archaeology

Our faculty and students are involved in a number of professional organizations and research projects.


Patricia Samford
Adjunct Professor of Anthropology

Photo of Patricia Samford

Contact Info:

Office: Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum


PhD Anthropology University of North Carolina Chapel Hill 2000

Areas of Interest

Archaeology of colonial and nineteenth-century North America with an emphasis in African-American archaeology, archaeological and ethnohistorical method and theory, gender, West Africa, identity formation, post-colonial British ceramics.