Edward V. Curtin received anthropology Masters and Ph.D. degrees from Binghamton University. He has been working in the field of cultural resource archaeology for over 40 years, has served as a review archaeologist at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, and has served as both principal investigator in the cultural resources survey program and supervisor of the archaeological collections inventory of the New York State Museum. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of the New York Archaeological Council, and chairs the Governing Council of the Robert E. Funk Memorial Archaeology Foundation. His main areas of interest are New York State prehistory, the colonial period, 19th century domestic sites, and cultural resource and historic preservation policy.
Kerry L. Nelson (Vice President, Senior Archaeologist) received a B. A. in anthropology from Skidmore College and an M. A. in Public History from the University at Albany. She has been working in the field of cultural resource management since 1995. Her areas of interest include northeastern prehistoric archaeology, lithic analysis, prehistoric settlement patterns, historical and archaeological collections management and curation, historical archaeology, public history, and American history from contact through the twentieth century.