Dana Chandler has worked in a variety of capacities within both the private and public sectors. A trained surveyor, civil engineer and project manager, he has helped to design and build projects throughout the South and nation. In later years, Chandler has worked specifically with corporations seeking to start up recycling facilities in the U.S. and Latin America. He has also helped with a number of archaeological digs and surveys. A trained archivist and historian, receiving his graduate degree from Auburn University, Chandler now works as the University Archivist and teaches a variety of history courses at Tuskegee University.
A world traveler, he has conducted research on a variety of topics at some of the most prestigious archives in the world. Likewise, Chandler has published a number of articles and spoken on Archaeological related subjects, primarily concerning the Maya. He is currently the lead archaeologist on the “Ridge Project: A Macon County Archaeology Project.”