Dr. Travis G. Parno
Historic St. Mary's City
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
George Mason University
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.
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.
Piscataway Conoy Tribe