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Dr. Teresita Majewski Elected President of the American Cultural Resources Association

Alliance for Historic Landscape Preservation Board of Directors

Statistical Research, Inc., Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Dr. Teresita Majewski has been elected president of the American Cultural Resources Association (ACRA). Dr. Majewski has been a member of the Board of Directors of ACRA since 2004 and became president elect in 2009. She will assume the duties of president at ACRA's annual conference on September 10 in St. Charles, Missouri. For 16 years, ACRA has been the trade association supporting and promoting the common interests of cultural resource management firms of all sizes, types, and specialties. Clients include federal, state and local government agencies, private industry and non-profit groups.

Dr. Majewski has many years of experience with contracts involving comprehensive CRM services and has managed many different multidisciplinary projects with prehistoric, historical, historical-archaeological, and historic-architectural components. She joined SRI in 1994, and prior to 2005 directed SRI’s historic department. In 2005, Dr. Majewski became chief operating officer, and in 2010, a company vice president. Prior to joining SRI, from 1989 to 1994, she was managing editor of the Society for American Archaeology’s journals American Antiquity and Latin American Antiquity. Her degrees are from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (B.A.) and the University of Missouri–Columbia (M.A. and Ph.D.). She has conducted archaeological, archival, and historic preservation work in the American Midwest, Plains, Southwest, and West, as well as in Mexico, Guatemala, and Europe.

Dr. Majewski is a Registered Professional Archaeologist, a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London, and an associate research professor in the School of Anthropology at the University of Arizona. In addition to her numerous publications on historical ceramics, she has also written on topics ranging from collections management, colonialism, the historical archaeology of Native Americans, and the archaeology of consumerism, to the development of historical archaeology as a discipline. She was president of the Society for Historical Archaeology in 1999 and a member of the Board of Directors from 1994 to 2000 and a member of the executive committee of the Archaeology Division of the American Anthropological Association from 2005 to the present. She is currently appointed by the governor of Arizona to the Arizona Historic Sites Review Committee and also serves on the Tucson–Pima County Historical Commission. She received a Presidential Recognition Award from the Society for American Archaeology in 1994 for her work with the society’s publications, and in 2010 received the Arizona Governor’s Archaeology Advisory Commission Award in Public Archaeology, for excellence in category of professional archaeologist.

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