Laboratory Analyst, Researcher, and Field Assistant
Phone: (770) 498-4155 ext. 113
Justin Byrnes has been with New South Associates since 2006 and serves the company as a Laboratory Analyst and Field Assistant. In his capacity as a Lab Analyst, Mr. Byrnes assists in the preparation, analysis, organization, cataloging, and conservation of artifacts and documents recovered during New South field investigations. As a Field Assistant, Mr. Byrnes participates in all levels of archaeological fieldwork, including survey and mitigation projects, and is responsible for generation of field records and photo documentation of cultural remains. Mr. Byrnes received his B.A. in Anthropology from Mississippi State University. Mr. Byrnes has extensive experience in both prehistoric and historic archaeology and industrial archaeology, and he specializes in mortuary recovery and lithic analysis. He has conducted fieldwork for a number of clients including the Mississippi and Georgia Departments of Transportation, the National Park Service, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the National Forest Service, as well as a wide variety of other government agencies and private clients.