Senior Archaeologist, Vice President, Charleston
Phone: 843-881-3128 x12
Dr. Eric Poplin (Ph.D., University of Calgary, RPA) has extensive experience with cultural resource management studies in the Southeast. He is well versed in studies of both the prehistoric and historic periods, and has completed a large number of cultural resource projects for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (including Savannah, New Orleans, Mobile, Jacksonville, Norfolk, and Wilmington Districts), S.C. Department of Transportation, and many federal, state, and local agencies in the Southeast. Dr. Poplin has also worked extensively with private development firms required to identify cultural resources during application of state or federal permits. Recent projects have involved data recovery excavations at the 1710s-1920s Combahee Ferry site in Beaufort/Colleton Counties (South Carolina), the 1790s-1850s Barnett Plantation on Royal Island (The Bahamas), the 1750s-1860s Anson Barony/Baynard Plantation House and portions of the 1920s Wilson Mansion and Settlement at Palmetto Bluff in Bluffton (South Carolina), a Late Mississippian/Contact era hamlet/farmstead on Daniel Island in Charleston (South Carolina), and a stratified Late Archaic/Early Woodland site near Fish Dam Ford on the Broad River on the South Carolina Piedmont. Dr. Poplin serves as a company Vice President in our Charleston office.