Governor Nathan Deal announced Friday that a professor from Georgia Southern University has been named to a Georgia’s Council on American Indian Concerns.
Heidi M. Altman was re-appointed to the Council for another term.
Altman is an associate professor of Anthropology in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Georgia Southern University. She is a member of the Society for Applied Anthropology, the American Anthropological Association and the Society for American Archaeology. Altman earned a bachelor’s degree in English and master’s degrees in English and Anthropology from Florida State University, as well as a doctoral degree in Anthropology from the University of California at Davis. She and her husband, Robert, have one son. They reside in Pulaski.