Ms. Renta has eight years of experience in providing archaeological field survey, artifact collection management, and construction monitoring services. Ms. Renta has focused her field experience in California and has served as field director on archaeological Phase I (field survey), Phase II (evaluation), and Phase III (data recovery) projects, as well as on several large construction monitoring projects, coordinating the efforts of archaeological monitors with construction site supervisors and personnel. She has also overseen the collection, processing, and curation of prehistoric and historical artifacts; from the initial discovery to sorting, accession, cleaning, tabulation, and arranging for the curation of the artifact in a repository. Ms. Renta earned her Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Anthropology from California State University, Northridge (CSUN) and is currently pursuing her Masters in Cultural Resources and Heritage Management from the University of Maryland.

Areas of Interest

  • California Archaeology
  • Collection Management
  • Construction
Samantha Renta
srenta [at]