Forensic geologist Scott Wolter is the host of History’s H2 network’s hit show America Unearthed that follows him on his quest to uncover the truth behind historic artifacts and sites found throughout North America. Scott is also the author of several books including his 2013 title, Akhenaten to the Founding Fathers: The Mysteries of the Hooked X and The Hooked X: Key to the Secret History of North America. Together these books cover the story of his continuing research and resulting discoveries made over the last 14 years, beginning with his ongoing quest to uncover the mysteries of the controversial Kensington Rune Stone he examined in 2001. The Kensington stone is a medieval document carved in rock which Scott proposed is a land claim placed in Minnesota in 1362 by a group of monks and Templar knights.
Scott Graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Geology and Earth Science from the University of Minnesota-Duluth in 1982. Professionally, Scott, a forensic geologist, has worked as a petrographer since 1985. In 1990, he founded American Petrographic Services and continues to serve as President. He has been the principal petrographer in more than 7,000 material forensic investigations throughout the world, including the evaluation of fire-damaged concrete from the Pentagon following the attacks of September 11, 2001.