James Holt earned his Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology cum laude from the University of Oklahoma in 2004, and his Master of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Tulsa in 2007. James’ professional interest and specializations are in lithic use wear analysis and landscape archaeology. James began his career working in museums, specializing in exhibit preparation, artifact analysis, object condition reporting, and database construction and management. James has worked for several Native American tribes in cultural and historic preservation roles. Starting in 2010, James worked as a field archaeologist specializing in NHPA Section 106 and NEPA compliance permitting, preparing reports for a diverse range of project types including communications towers, public utility right-of-way, road construction and expansion, pipelines, energy infrastructure, Federal projects, and public land management activities for Holt Consulting Services, LLC which he owned and operated until joining Reagan Smith Energy Solutions, Inc. in June 2018. James is listed on the Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA #35061493) and holds a Bureau of Land Management Cultural Resources Use Permit (CRUP) from BLM-Great Plains Region. James is a sports enthusiast, enjoys hunting and fishing, and spending time with his wife and children.
MA in Anthropology (specialist in Archaeology), University of Tulsa
BA in Anthropology (specialist in Archaeology), University of Oklahoma