Midsouth Cultural Resource Consultants is owned and operated by J. Scott Jones. Mr. Jones obtained his bachelors degree from Middle Tennessee State University in 1992 and a masters of arts degree from Oregon State University in 1997. Mr. Jones has completed all classwork and qualifying exams for the doctorate of philosophy at the University of Kentucky.
Mr. Jones is a native of middle Tennessee and is exceptionally familiar with the archaeology, history, and geography of the Midsouth region. Mr. Jones specializes in Southeastern U.S. prehistory and Native cultures. Stone tool and prehistoric ceramic analysis are laboratory concentrations. Mr. Jones has worked closely with specialists in zooarchaeology, paleobotany, osteology, geomorphology, soil analysis, radiocarbon dating, and historical studies and architecture.
Mr. Jones has twenty-five years of experience as an archaeologist and has successfully completed over two hundred archaeological projects including all phases of investigation as well as cemetery and burial removal. Mr. Jones has also published articles in nationally distributed academic journals and has presented numerous professional papers at regional and national conferences.