Nina M. Versaggi, PhD

Nina M. Versaggi, PhD is a Registered Professional Archaeologist. For over 30 years, she has served as director of the Public Archaeology Facility, a research center on the Binghamton University campus that specializes in cultural resource management. She also holds the position of Associate Professor in Anthropology at Binghamton. Versaggi received her doctorate and master’s degrees in Anthropology from Binghamton University, and her Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from Rutgers University in New Jersey.

Her career centers on the ethical conduct of Cultural Resource Management in the Northeast, including policy review, professional standards, community outreach, and Native American consultation. Her research centers on the archaeology of hunter-gatherers and settled agriculturalists in present-day New York State, and eighteenth century battlefield archaeology. As Associate Professor, she is responsible for advising graduate students on their archaeological research in the Northeastern US and advising the Binghamton University’s Master of Arts in Public Archaeology (MAPA) program. She has authored numerous professional papers and publications on the archaeology of the Northeast. Versaggi has been a member of NYAC since 1976 and has served as President from 2005-2010. She meets the Secretary of the Interior’s Qualifications Standards for professional archaeologist.

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