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Bachelor of Arts (Anthropology)

Masters of Science (Environmental Archaeology)

Masters of Philosophy (Egyptian Archaeology)

PhD (Archaeology)

Specialty Areas

Project Management

Part 6 Studies

Duty of Care Compliance

Archaeological Excavation and Survey

Geoarchaeology/ Sediment Analysis

Community Engagement

Teaching, Outreach and Research

Dr Serena Love

Principal Research Archaeologist

Dr Serena Love in an anthropological archaeologist with a speciality in geoarchaeology. She earned an MSc in Environmental archaeology (1999) and PhD from Stanford University (2011). Serena has broad experience in heritage management projects, having worked on linear infrastructure, mining, solar and residential developments. She is skilled in working within the legislative requirements of both Queensland and New South Wales, including Aboriginal and historic archaeology. Serena brings extensive skills in archaeological survey and excavation, report writing and project management. Serena joins the heritage consultancy industry after having an academic career and brings 20 years of international experience. She has an extensive research profile and wide ranging archaeological interests. She has taught anthropology and archaeology at several universities in the United States before moving to Brisbane to lecture at the University of Queensland. Serena’s environmental and geoarchaeological experience have seen her become a valuable addition to the Everick team.

Selected Project Experience 

  • Stradbroke and Moreton Bay Islands, Qld - Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation Technical Advisor: archaeological survey & excavation, research, and Part 6 Studies (2017 - current).

  • Central Station, K’gari (Fraser Island), Qld - QPWS: Part 6 Study involving community consultation and archaeological survey with Butchulla Aboriginal Corporation. (2018 - 2019).

  • Mt Lofty, Toowoomba, Qld - DHA Aboriginal Cultural Hertiage Assessment, survey, excavation, and Historic Impact Assessment (2017 - 2018).

  • AGL Windfarm, Coopers Gap, Qld - Archaeological modelling, survey, excavation, and community consultation with Wulli Wulli Nation Aboriginal Corporation (2017 - 2018).

  • Fraserview, Qld: Cultural Heritage Duty of Care assessment involving survey and predictive modelling (2018).

  • Canungra, Qld: Conservation Management Plan for historic grave site (2017).

  • Brisbane, Qld - Brisbane City Council: Archaeological Artefact Protocol (2017 - 2018).