About Michael Meyer
Michael Meyer received his undergraduate degree in anthropology, with an emphasis in archaeology and a minor in mathematics, from the University of Missouri – Columbia. Following his graduation, he attended the graduate program at Florida State University, and subsequently began working for the National Park Service, Southeast Archaeological Center. During his tenure there, Michael worked on a variety of prehistoric and historical sites, and directed the archaeological fieldwork at the Charles Pinckney National Historic Site in South Carolina. After receiving his Master’s degree in 1999, he accepted a position with the Missouri Department of Transportation’s Cultural Resources Section. Since 2005, Michael has been directing a series of projects in the St. Louis area, including investigations for the newly-constructed Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge and the ongoing work on the Poplar Street Bridge. Michael’s research focuses include the colonial period of the U.S. southeast, urban archaeology, and the study of health and sanitation in nineteenth-century America.
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