Dr Mary Casey
Mary is a director of Casey & Lowe Pty Ltd, a prominent archaeological consulting company in Sydney. She has been a consultant archaeologist since 1989 and has written and researched numerous assessments and heritage studies and directed and co-directed archaeological excavations and monitoring programs, notably the Sydney Conservatorium of Music Site (1998-2001), Parramatta Justice Precinct (2005-2006) and the site of Thomas Ball’s early Pottery in the Haymarket (2008). Mary was awarded her PhD in May 2003. Her thesis incorporated the results of the archaeological project undertaken at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music during 1998-2001.
Mary is former editor of Australasian Historical Archaeology, the journal of the Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology (ASHA), and is a full member of the Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologist Inc. (AACAI) and Australia ICOMOS. Mary served a term (2007-2009) on the Archaeological Advisory Panel of the Heritage Council of NSW. Mary was appointed as an honorary Research Associate, Department of Prehistoric and Historical Archaeology, School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry, University of Sydney in 2004. In 1995 Mary co-convened an international conference, the 3rd Australian Women in Archaeology Conference, and was an editor of its proceedings published in 1998.