Elizabeth E. Bell

Project Archaeologist

Education: M.A., University of South Carolina
Phone: 757-221-2583
Email: [[eebell]]

About Beth

Ms. Bell joined WMCAR as a project archaeologist in 2013. She holds a Master's degree in biological anthropology from the University of South Carolina (2009) and has over five years professional experience in cultural resource management, lab analysis, and public outreach. Ms. Bell has conducted numerous surveys and evaluation projects in the American southeast and mid-Atlantic regions, supervised fieldwork and written summary reports on both prehistoric and historic archaeological investigations. Ms. Bell also has experience in museum exhibit design and installation, including public education programs about archaeology and history (McKissick Museum, South Carolina Archaeology Public Outreach Division, and Museo de Arqueología y Casa de la Cultura). She has a background in bioarchaeology, specifically human skeletal and dental analysis. In addition to her Master's thesis addressing maize consumption through dental caries, Ms. Bell has conducted skeletal reconstruction and preliminary paleopathology analysis. Ms. Bell also has regional field experience in the American northeast, the Caribbean and western Mexico. Ms. Bell's qualifications meet those set forth by the Secretary of the Interior's Standards and Guidelines for Archaeology and Historic Preservation (48 FR 44716-42).