Photo (c) John M. Craig
Richard Veit is Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Monmouth University. He has authored or co-authored numerous articles and reviews and five books including Digging New Jersey’s Past: Historical Archaeology in the Garden State (Rutgers Press 2002), New Jersey Cemeteries and Tombstones History in the Landscape (Rutgers Press 2008), and New Jersey: A History of the Garden State (Rutgers Press 2012). He serves on the New Jersey Historical Commission and on the boards of the Society for Historical Archaeology, Council for Northeast Historical Archaeology, Crossroads of the American Revolution, and the Archaeological Society of New Jersey.
Talk: “Original people of the mid-Atlantic”
Richard Veit speaks about the often-overlooked role of the Native Americans in the formation of Monmouth County and its surrounding regions. Richard is Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Monmouth University.