Senior Lab Analyst/Crew Chief
Phone: (770) 498-4155 ext. 113
Mike McCaffery serves New South Associates as a Senior Lab Analyst and Crew Chief. As Crew Chief, he is responsible for the supervision and generation of excavation, recovery and photo documentation of cultural remains. His responsibilities in the lab include the preparation, analysis, organization, cataloging and conservation of artifacts and documents recovered during New South field investigations. Mr. McCaffery received his B.A. in Anthropology from Georgia State University. He has over 13 years of professional experience, and has been with New South for that time. Mr. McCaffery has conducted fieldwork and artifact analysis for a variety of clients including the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Forest Service, South Carolina and Georgia Departments of Transportation, and a variety of other public and private clients. He has worked in Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Alabama, Florida, Tennessee, Louisiana, Maryland, and New Mexico as well as Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Mr. McCaffery has extensive experience in all levels of archaeological fieldwork at historic and prehistoric sites, cemetery relocation, and historic and prehistoric artifact analysis. Mr. McCaffery specializes in prehistoric artifact analysis with an emphasis on ceramic and lithic analysis.