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David Staley

CRSP Principal Investigator
518-473-5026

M.A., Anthropology, 1990, Washington State University
B.A., Anthropology, 1981, University of New Mexico

Lithic analysis, historic archaeology, 19th-century farmsteads, transportation and industry, mortuary analysis, Contact-period material culture, Upland Aleutian Sites, and St. Lawrence Island subsistence diggers.

Current CRSP Projects:

  • Data Recovery of 1026-1028 Lincoln Ave. Utica, New York.
  • Site Examination of John Olive’s Blacksmith Shop Site, Springfield Center, New York.
  • Archaeological Monitoring of the Utica North-South Arterial Reconstruction Project, Utica, New York.

Current Research Projects:

  • Lithic resource exploitation at the Goodyear Site, Springfield, New York.
  • Industrial Archaeology at the Adirondack Iron and Steel Company’s Upper Works, Essex County, New York.
  • History and Archaeology of the Thayer Homestead, Springfield, New York.
  • Roadside Garbology: Archaeological Lessons from Adopt-A-Highway Clean-Up Data.

Publications

2018
Staley, D., 2018. Visitors and Vandals — The Post-Abandonment Archaeological Record at the Adirondack Iron and Steel Company’s “New Furnace”, in: Pickands, M. (Ed.), Iron In New York. The University of the State of New York, Albany, New York, pp. 128-146.
2017
Staley, D., 2017. Antacids for the Archaeological Soul: A Pre-Accessioning Culling Experiment. New York Archaeological Council Newsletter Spring, 20-22.
2016
Staley, D., 2016. Guilty Thrills: Sparks from the Past. New York Archaeological Council Newsletter Fall, 4-7.
2015