Dr. Wheeler’s first archaeological experience was in Israel, when she spent a semester abroad in Jerusalem in 1980. This was followed by a B. A. in Anthropology from the University of New Hampshire; and a Masters Degree and doctorate in Anthropology from the University of Arizona in 1992. Ms. Wheeler has accumulated more than 25 years of experience working in New England, specializing in post-Contact-period archaeology. Kathy meets and exceeds Secretary of Interior 36-DFR-61 Standards for Archaeologists, and has completed all levels of archaeological investigation in New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, and Massachusetts. She is Phase-2 certified for Euroamerican (historic) archaeology in Maine.