Brian Mabelitini, Ph.D., RPA

Principal Investigator
RPA Registration No. 989695

University of Kentucky, B.A. Anthropology

University of West Florida, M.A. Anthropology

University of South Carolina, Ph.D. Anthropology



Brian Mabelitini holds a master’s degree in anthropology with an emphasis in historical archaeology. He has more than 15 years of experience in cultural resource management. He has successfully directed numerous Phase I, II, and III cultural resources investigations and authored numerous technical reports for a variety of Section 106, NEPA and FERC compliance projects. He has participated in compliance projects in Kentucky, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Pennsylvania, Indiana, South Dakota, Maine, New York, and New Jersey. His skills as an archaeologist include extensive experience in survey methods, the management of archaeological field crews, archival research, military/conflict archaeology, and the evaluation of both historical and prehistoric sites. He has directed excavations at archaeological sites ranging from the Late Archaic to early twentieth century. He has worked in both rural and urban settings and has analyzed and interpreted historical and prehistoric site assemblages from the eastern and Midwestern United States. He is currently working on a doctorate degree in anthropology at the University of South Carolina.


In his spare time, Brian likes to travel, visit museums and historical sites, and spend time with his family and mini Australian Shepherd, Rosie.