Brandon, Jamie

Dr. Jamie Brandon

Research Station Archeologist


P.O. Box 9381
Building/Office: Bruce Center (BCT) 103
Slot Number: 11
Dr. Jamie C. Brandon

Dr. Jamie C. Brandon. Photo by Aaron Street,
SAU Communications Director.

Jamie C. Brandon (Research Station Archeologist) received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin, his MA from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and his BA from the University of Memphis. He has almost 25 years of experience in the field of archaeology, has been involved with projects in a total of 13 southeastern states and has authored or co-authored publications and/or technical reports on research in seven of those states. Dr. Brandon has worked at all stages of investigation and on sites dating from the Pleistocene to the twentieth century. He has worked with the Arkansas Archeological Survey in various capacities since 1997 and has authored several scholarly articles appearing in Historical Archaeology, Arkansas Archeologist, Arkansas Historical Quarterly, Mississippi Archaeology and the Tennessee Anthropologist. Dr. Brandon is the co-editor of Household Chores, Household Choices: Theorizing the Domestic Sphere in Historical Archaeology (University of Alabama Press, 2004).

Dr. Brandon currently serves as the Vice-Chairman of the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission, and he serves on the Arkansas State Review Board for Historic Preservation, and the boards of the Arkansas Historical Association and the Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas.  Brandon is an Associate Editor for Historical Archaeology (the journal for the Society for Historical Archaeology) and the Associate Editor for historical archeology for The SAA Archeological Record (the newsletter for the Society for American Archaeology).

His research interests include historical archeology of the 19th century South, prehistoric cultures of the Mid-South and Trans-Mississippi south, cultural and historical memory and working with descendant communities.

Contact Jamie Brandon at or (870) 235-4229

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