Joe Thompson

Assistant Director, Principal Investigator. M.A. in Anthropology, 1995 (University of Tulsa); B.A. in Antiquities, 1989 (Southwest Missouri State University). Mr. Thompson joined BCA in 1991. He specializes in cultural resource management, geoarcheology, site formation processes, groundstone and cobble tool analysis, intra-site spatial analysis, and site mitigation.

Mr. Thompson has worked on over 600 cultural resource management projects in the upper Midwest and has functioned as PI or co-PI on a number of large-scale excavations and surveys.

Mr. Thompson is a former editor of the Journal of the Iowa Archaeological Society. He has authored and contributed to several journal publications and has made numerous presentations for local organizations, regional conferences, and national conferences.