Terry Barbour has 12 years of archaeological experience working in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, and Tennessee. He has taught at the university level, helped to run archaeological field schools, written site reports, and performed all phases of field work as both a crew leader and member of a CRM team. Mr. Barbour's specific focus for TerraX is using GIS to map archaeological surveys.
Mr. Barbour received his B.A. in Anthropology from Appalachian State University, an M.A. in Anthropology from East Carolina University, and is currently a Ph.D. in Anthropology candidate at the University of Florida. His research has focused on Archaic period settlements of North Carolina and the greater southeastern U.S. Currently, he is examining the production of shell beads during the Early Mississippian period at a site along the Big Bend region of Florida’s Gulf Coast, specifically focusing on lithic debris, shell artifacts, and attendant ceramic assemblages.