New Wyoming state archaeologist named

2014-07-27T10:28:00Z 2014-07-28T06:47:06Z New Wyoming state archaeologist namedThe Associated Press The Associated Press
July 27, 2014 10:28 am  • 

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming has a new state archaeologist.

Greg Pierce has been selected for the position. He succeeds Mark Miller, who retired this spring after holding the job for the past 30 years.

Pierce has a Bachelor's degree in History and Anthropology from the University of Arizona and a Master of Arts in Anthropology from East Carolina University. He is currently a PhD candidate in Anthropology at the University of Wyoming.

He has conducted research and fieldwork in the southeastern United States and the American West.

Pierce also has worked in North Carolina, Virginia, Mississippi, Colorado, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Wyoming.

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