Building a Place for History
Gregory Lattanz is Curator/State Archaeologist for the Bureau of Archaeology & Ethnography at the New Jersey State Museum in Trenton, New Jersey. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from the State University of New York at Binghamton. He went on to earn a Master’s degree in Anthropology from the City University of New York, Hunter College, and in May 2013 received his Ph.D. from Temple University. Before working at the New Jersey State Museum, Dr. Lattanzi was employed at a number of contract archaeological firms in the northeast participating in excavations in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. He has published a number of articles, book reviews, and given public presentations. His current research involves different projects, including the role of copper during the Early to Middle Woodland periods and Middle Woodland Abbott zoned ceramics and their implications on social organization in the Middle Atlantic region.