Kate is an accomplished archaeologist with a special expertise in bioarchaeology and over a decade of international field experience. Her ability to analyze human and animal remains in archaeological contexts has been invaluable to cultural resource investigations throughout the country. Kate has contributed to multi-phase surveys and construction monitoring for reconstruction, mining, and solar projects and has coordinated lab efforts to process thousands of artifacts. She supervised an all-Native American crew in mitigation and burial recovery efforts at an extensive cemetery site and has consulted on tribal engagement throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin. Kate’s expertise is nationally recognized and she has been named one of the U.S. State Department’s 100 Leading Global Thinkers.
- Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards for Archaeology (prehistoric)
- Qualified Archaeologist for Burial Sites, Wisconsin Historical Society
- Qualified Skeletal Analyst, Wisconsin Historical Society