Map of Carribean

Jason M. O’DonoughueJason M. O’Donoughue

Archaeologist, Florida Bureau of Archaeological Research, Division of Historical Resources.

Ph.D., Anthropology, Univ. of Florida, 2015
M.A., Anthropology, Univ. of Tennessee, 2008
B.A., Anthropology, Univ. of Florida, 2004

Background and Research Interests

After receiving a B.A. degree from the University of Florida, O’Donoughue enrolled in the graduate program at the University of Tennessee, where he conducted collaborative research on Paleoindian settlement, early container technologies (fiber-tempered pottery and soapstone vessels), and Archaic Period culture history, exchange, and social identity in the Tennessee River Valley and greater American Southeast. His thesis research utilized GIS to develop models of archaeological site location in the lower Coastal Plain of South Carolina. Jason returned to Gainesville in 2008 to pursue a Ph.D., with an emphasis on Archaic communities and freshwater springs in the St. Johns River valley.

Current Research Projects

Jason currently works in the Public Lands Archaeology program at the Florida Bureau of Archaeological research in Tallahassee. He continues his research on Florida's freshwater springs with the aim of reconstructing their landscape histories, understanding their significance, and exploring the ways that archaeological and contemporary engagements with these places can be mutually revealing.

Recent Publications

Technical Reports

For further information visit Jason O’Donoughue’s website

>> top

Laboratory of Southeastern Archaeology

Primary Navigation


Laboratory of Southeastern

1112 Turlington Hall
PO Box 117305
Gainesville FL 32611-5565
Phone: 352.392.6772
Fax: 352.392.6929