Faculty and Staff

For further information, or to arrange for examination of particular collections, contact:

Neill Wallis headshotDr. Neill Wallis, Assistant Curator in Archaeology
Florida Museum of Natural History
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-7800, USA
Tel: (352) 273-1920
Fax: (352) 392-3698
E-mail: nwallis@flmnh.ufl.edu

Neill is assistant curator in Archaeology and Bioarchaeology at the Florida Museum of Natural History and affiliate faculty in the Department of Anthropology, University of Florida. He conducts archaeological research in Florida and Georgia, focusing on pre-Columbian economy and social organization. His active research projects include a multi-sited sourcing analysis of Swift Creek Complicated Stamped pottery across northern Florida and southern Georgia, and extensive investigations at major sites in the Suwannee River Valley, including Parnell (a Mississippi period site in White Springs) and Garden Patch (a Woodland period site in Horseshoe Beach).

 

Donna Ruhl staff photoDonna Ruhl, Collection Manager/Florida Archaeology
Florida Museum of Natural History
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-7800, USA
Tel: (352) 273-1928 
Fax: (352) 392-3698
E-mail: ruhl@flmnh.ufl.edu

Donna is Florida Archaeology and Biaorachaeology Collections manager and oversees the daily access, use, rehabilitation and maintenance, of these holdings. In addition, some of her most recent research involves the documentation and research of Florida’s dugout canoes that have been exposed due to the severe drought conditions. This is a collaborative effort between the Florida Museum and other state and local institutions and the private sector to better inform and chronicle these unique artifacts. She holds a concurrent appointment in Environmental Archaeology as a Research Associate in Archaeobotany where she studies plant remains from archaeological sites (e.g., Parnell Site, Useppa Island) in Florida and the greater southeastern U.S. working with Florida Museum curators and other archaeologists.

 

Ann Cordell staff photoAnn S. Cordell, Staff Archaeologist/Ceramic Technology Laboratory
Florida Museum of Natural History
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-7800, USA
Tel: (352) 273-1924
Fax: (352) 392-3698
E-mail: cordell@flmnh.ufl.edu

Ann is a staff archaeologist at the Florida Museum of Natural History. She manages the museum's Ceramic Technology Laboratory and conducts pottery analyses for museum curators. She has studied prehistoric and historic aboriginal pottery from Florida, the southeastern U.S., and the Caribbean, with a specialization in petrographic analysis.

 

Dr. Jerald T. Milanich, Curator Emeritus in Archaeology
E-mail: jtm@flmnh.ufl.edu

 

South Florida Curator and Staff

Historical Archaeology Curator and Staff