Dr. Travis G. Parno
Project Director, People to People Project
Director of Research and Collections, HSMC
Dr. Parno received his Ph.D. in Archaeology from Boston University in 2013. He has served as the Director of Research and Collections at HSMC since 2018. In his sixteen years as an historical archaeologist he has worked on sites in Maryland, Virginia, Massachusetts, and Bermuda.
Dr. Gabrielle Tayac
Associate Professor of Public History in the Department of History and Art History at George Mason University
Member, Piscataway Indian Nation
Dr. Tayac is an activist scholar committed to empowering Indigenous perspectives. Gabi earned her Ph.D. and M.A. in Sociology from Harvard University, and her B.S. in Social Work and American Indian Studies from Cornell University.
Tribal Chair, Piscataway Conoy Tribe
Mr. Gray is the eldest son of Charles and Regina Gray (Bear Clan Mother). Francis is a graduate from the University of Maryland College Park with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering as a Mechanical Engineer. Francis currently works for the US Patent and TradeMark Office protecting and supporting Intellectual Property.
Elder's Council Member, Choptico Band of Piscataway-Conoy Chiefdom
As a Tribal Historian/Researcher, Mr. Newman spent many years participating in Civic, University and Tribal forums, developing a history/academic curriculum for tutoring tribal youth and adults. Meeting and engaging with students on all levels is a passion he ardently pursues.
Dr. Tim Horsley
Principal at Horsley Archaeological Prospection, LLC
Dr. Horsley is the Managing Director of Horsley Archaeological Prospection, LLC, and has more than 20 years of experience integrating geophysical surveys into archaeological investigations. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Archaeological Sciences at the University of Bradford, U.K. in 2005.