Spot Light: Kathy McGrath

Kathy McGrath is key to the success at Corn Island. She received her Master’s degree in Anthropology from Ohio State University in 1993. Kathy, with 20 years of experience, celebrates her 10-year anniversary with Corn Island this summer. As Operations Manager, she wears a lot of hats. Among her important duties is the management of the archeological laboratory. Kathy is very experienced in database management and analysis, interpretation, and preservation of material culture. Kathy is also Corn Island’s lead for Master Planning projects in which she supports the overall effort by researching the cultural history and past land use of project sites. Kathy is a valuable component of our marketing team, preparing materials for project proposals and teaming arrangements. Kathy can be reached at