Senior Archaeologist Emily Ragsdale Celebrates 15 Years at HRA

Emily Ragsdale became a permanent employee of HRA on November 1, 2006, though she began as an Archaeological Technician in the spring of that year. Since that time, Emily has risen through the ranks of the CRM Division. Along that path, she has excelled in all of the positions she has held and doubled the […]

HRA Panelists on Indigenous Rights and Expert Witness Historians

In recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, the National Council on Public History has made available recordings of sessions involving Indigenous history from its 2021 annual meeting. One of the sessions, “Historians and Indigenous Rights: The Role of Expert Witness Historians in Litigation Involving Indigenous Land, Water, and Treaty Rights in the US and Canada,” features […]

Historian Jackie Gonzales Celebrates Five Years at HRA

Five years ago, HRA made the fantastic decision to hire Jackie Gonzales, who was then a newly minted PhD historian from the University of Albany, State University of New York. After working for the National Park Service (NPS) as an interpretive historian and at several environmental policy organizations in Albany, Jackie made the cross-country trek […]

Bosque Redondo Virtual Program

Senior Historian Morgen Young recently participated in a virtual program related to HRA’s work at the Bosque Redondo Memorial. This program is about the recently updated exhibition at the Bosque Redondo Memorial located at Fort Sumner Historic Site. Bosque Redondo: A Place of Suffering, A Place of Survival is the culmination of more than three […]

Senior Historian Morgen Young Celebrates Five Year at HRA!

Many HRA historians had known and admired Morgen Young’s work before she joined the HRA family five years ago. Having successfully run her own consulting firm, we had no doubt Morgen would thrive at HRA, but little did we know what a dynamo we had welcomed into our fold. Since joining HRA in 2016, Morgen […]

Health & Safety Manager Jen Gilpin Celebrates 15 Years at HRA!

  Today we recognize and celebrate Jennifer Gilpin’s 15-year anniversary with HRA. Jen began at HRA as an archaeologist, just having come off working the lengthy lab process at the Tse-whit-zen excavations, the large Lower Elwha Klallam village site in Port Angeles, and she was anxious for some fieldwork. She got it—years of fieldwork in […]