Speaker's Bureau

Gail Wagner

Gail Wagner is Professor Emerita of Anthropology at the University of South Carolina and a respected paleoethnobotanist (one of the few in the Southeast). Her fields of study are the precolonial archaeology of eastern North America (especially South Carolina) and ethnobotany (the study of the interrelationships between plants and peoples). She is a veteran of archaeological projects in the Midwest, Southwest, Israel, India, and South Carolina and has a Ph.D. in Anthropology from Washington University in St. Louis.