Senior Architectural Historian - Seattle Office
Dr. Sneddon joined HRA in 2011. He is formally trained in U.S. History, the History of Science and Technology, and the History of the U.S. West. Dr. Sneddon has worked in HRA’s CRM division on projects related to Cultural Resources Management, historical architecture, and other associated reports. He arrived at HRA with field training in historic preservation, architectural assessment, cultural resource management, and industrial archeology from coursework at the Building and Architectural Technology Institute at Lehigh University, work as a project historian for HAER, and as a historical consultant for the National Park Service. Dr. Sneddon has extensive experience as a researcher and instructor at the university level, including teaching a course on historic preservation in Washington. He has over a decade of historical and environmental consulting experience, including work on Section 106, State Environmental Protection Act (SEPA) and National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) projects. Since joining HRA, Dr. Sneddon has performed archival and government documents research, conducted cultural/historical field surveys, prepared narrative histories and historical context statements, and contributed to technical reports for cultural resource inventories.