Bridget is a Senior Archaeologist with over 20 years of experience in professional archaeology. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from UC Davis in 2002 and her Master’s degree in Anthropology from CSU Sacramento in 2009. She is currently pursuing a post-Master’s certificate in Digital Archives & Records Management at San Jose State University. Her regional focus is California and the Great Basin, especially Owens Valley and the broader eastern Sierra Nevada. Her current research interests include ethnohistory, genealogy, oral history, desert landscape studies, historical Native American resource and land use, and Native American collaboration and outreach. She has authored and contributed to numerous technical reports and regularly presents at regional professional conferences.
Bridget’s Featured Projects
- Olancha-Cartago Four-Lane
- Bishop Creek Hydroelectric Relicensing
- Owens Lake Dust Mitigation
Bridget’s Featured Publications
Historical Shifts in Native American Subsistence Strategies: An Examination of Store Ledgers from Owens Valley. Journal of California and Great Basin Anthropology 34(2):145-159.