Bruce Rippeteau

Adjunct Professor Anthropology

PhD    1973    Case Western Reserve University  ("The Principles and Theory of Radiocarbon Chronology")

MA    1971    University of Arizona

BA    1968     University of Nebraska

Bruce Rippeteau is a retired Archaeologist and Prehistorian: first at the SUNY, then the first State Archaeologist of Colorado, later a vice president of the oil and gas exploration company Powers Elevation (later Petroleum Information Corporation), and then being the Director of the large South Carolina Institute of Archaeology (a regulatory state agency; with Institute research on the Spanish Colonial Capitol of Santa Elena and the Civil War Submarine Hunley).  Bruce's additional interests include a Ham extra license AC0ZT, a pilot's license, the Association of the US Army and having been on its Ft Jackson Advisory Board, being a Notary, a past president of an Explorers Club chapter, a past president of the 20th largest Rotary Club of 34,000 worldwide, and a past Secretary of the Society for American Archaeology.



Major Research Interests:

        New World Prehistory and Archaeology as Sciences

        Radiometric Chronologies

        The Iroquois

        Research  and CRM as Administration and Business