DAVID T. HUGHES
B.A., Geology, West Texas State University
M.A., Anthropology, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
University of Oklahoma, Norman
Summary of Experience:
Hughes began as a field assistant on
excavations of late prehistoric Bison kill sites in the Texas Panhandle, at the Ft. McKavett historic site in Central Texas,
at the Lehner and Murray Springs mammoth sites in Arizona, and with the Texas Department of Transportation. The latter was
heavily involved in work on burned rock and ring middens in Central and Trans-Pecos Texas. In the 1970s Hughes served
as a field assistant to the Oklahoma Conservation Commission archaeologist and later as the administrator of the Community
Assistance Program of the Oklahoma Archeological Survey.
Hughes directed the Courson Archeological Projects in Ochiltree County Texas during the 1980s (see
TexasBeyondHistory)), conducted several hundred small-scale archeological invesitgations for oil and gas companies and
pipeline companies, directed larger excavations and surveys for the Mark Twain National Forest in Missouri and the Cimarron
National Grasslands in Kansas. At present Hughes continues to maintain an active client list supporting pipeline, wind
energy, and drilling programs in Oklahoma and Kansas.
Alicia Hughes-Jones monitors pipeline construction in Butler
David Hughes evaluates a buried site in Kansas
B.A. Anthropology & History, University of Arkansas, Little Rock.
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
Ph.D. Human Ecology, Univeristy of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City.
Dr. Hughes-Jones has training and experience in history,
cultural issues, and social impacts. She has conducted archeological laboratory investigations for the Oklahoma Archeological
Survey, the Oklahoma Conservation Commission, and Hughes Archeology. At present she assists in preparation of the cultural,
economic and historical background documentation for investigations, assists with the field investigations, and collaborates
on report preparation and submission.