Adam Kaeding

Archaeology Manager

Adam’s experience in archaeology spans North America, Central America, and Asia. For over a decade, he has been supervising teams comprised of up to 20 archaeologists, students, and seasonal workers in nearly all aspects of archaeology. He is experienced in conducting reconnaissance surveys, evaluations, and mitigation/data recovery in the United States, including excavation work across seven states. Adam has presented his work at professional conferences; has worked closely with Dakota, Ojibwe, and Cherokee Tribal Historic Preservation Officers, monitors, elders, and community members; and led public outreach and education efforts among rural Maya descendant communities as well as in elementary, middle, and high school classrooms.


  • Registered Professional Archaeologist
  • Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards in Archaeology (prehistoric and historical)
  • OSHA HAZWOPER Certified
  • Red Cross Adult First Aid, CPR, and AED Certified
  • Minnesota Office of the State Archaeologist Annual Phase I license, 2015-2020
  • Qualified principal investigator to conduct archaeology work in North Dakota
  • MnDOT prequalified for precontact archaeology