Stevan C. Pullins, RPA

West Virginia Director of Operations
Prehistoric Ceramics Specialist
RPA Registration No. 12548

Indiana University, B.A. Anthropology

Pennsylvania State University, M.A. Anthropology



Stevan C. Pullins is an archaeologist with a B.A. in Anthropology from Indiana University, and a M.A. in Anthropology from the Pennsylvania State University. Steve has worked in the field of cultural resource management since 1990, and joined CRA’s West Virginia office as a Principal Investigator in 2002. Prior to joining CRA, Mr. Pullins served as Senior Managing Archaeologist for the College of William and Mary Center for Archaeological Research in Williamsburg, Virginia.


Steve currently serves as Director of Operations for the West Virginia office of CRA. His duties include operations management, interacting with local, state, and federal agencies, preparation of scopes of work, proposals and budgets, material and data analysis, report writing and oversight, and management of multi-disciplinary teams for all types of archaeological and cultural resource projects.


Steve has experience at all levels cultural resource management in West Virginia, Ohio, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Illinois, and North Carolina, including supervisory and directorial roles associated with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, archaeological surveys, National Register of Historic Places archaeological evaluations, and major data recovery excavations at both prehistoric and historic archaeological projects. Mr. Pullins has authored over 150 technical reports for clients that include local, state, and federal governments, as well as private individuals and developers. Mr. Pullins has coordinated regulatory compliance for cultural resources projects in association with public utilities, highways, wind farms, historic properties, military bases, housing developments, manufacturing facilities, natural gas pipelines, wetland mitigations, and national parks.


Steve’s interests outside of archaeology include jazz, tea, photography, minor league baseball, road trips, and diner cuisine.