Gina Farley, M.A.

Project Director / Principal Investigator

Ms. Farley earned a B.A. in English from Connecticut College and a Master of Archaeological Science (Research) from the Australian National University. She participated in university-led archaeological projects in Hawai‘i, Palau, and Australia. Her research interests include paleoethnobotany and urban archaeology, and her master’s research focused on starch grain analysis of sediment samples. She has presented at the Society for American Archaeology (SAA) and Society for Hawaiian Archaeology (SHA) annual conferences, and her work has been published in the Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. Ms. Farley worked as an archaeology research assistant at the Bernice P. Bishop Museum before transitioning to a career in cultural resource management. With CSH since 2015, Ms. Farley has directed and participated in a variety of projects including archaeological inventory surveys, monitoring, and data recovery. She has also authored and contributed to numerous documents including inventory survey, data recovery, and monitoring plans and reports, as well as literature reviews and burial treatment plans.