Beth Selig, MA

Beth Selig, MA is a Registered Professional Archaeologist. For over 20 years, she has worked in the field of Cultural Resource Management in New York State. She also holds the position of Adjunct Instructor in Anthropology at Dutchess Community College. Selig received her Master’s degree Liberal Studies from Empire State University, where her research focused on nineteenth century cultural contexts, and her Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from the University at Albany.

Selig is currently the President and Principal Investigator at Hudson Valley Cultural Resource Consultants, conducting and directing surveys and excavations in the New York and New England Region. Her research centers on the cultural elements and ethos of the nineteenth century, with a particular focus on the immigrant working class and the Hudson Valley Region. Selig has been a member of NYAC since 2015 and is a member of the Society for American Archaeology. She meets the Secretary of the Interior’s Qualifications Standards as a professional archaeologist.

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