Building a Place for History
Ian Burrow has been an archaeological and cultural resource management professional since 1975, firstly in England and, since 1988, in the United States. In 2015 he founded BurrowIntoHistory, LLC, whose mission is to improve the preservation, management, and public enjoyment of historic cultural resources in the U.S. and beyond. For the previous 27 years he worked as Vice President and Principal Archaeologist at Hunter Research, Inc., a well-respected cultural resource management company based in Trenton. Prior to that he held several positions in England, including Director of the Oxford Archaeological Unit. He was the 2015 recipient of the NJ Historical Commission’s Richard J. Hughes Award for Distinguished Contributions to Public Knowledge and Preservation of New Jersey History. He has been active at the national level in advocating for archaeology, cultural resource management, and historic preservation, serving terms as President of the Register of Professional Archaeologists and of the American Cultural Resources Association (ACRA). From 2012 to 2016 he was Vice President of Government Relations for ACRA, a position involving interaction with the national historic preservation community, federal agencies, and Capitol Hill. He is the principal author of more than 250 cultural resource management reports and has published numerous papers and book reviews in journals in the U.S. and the United Kingdom.