Hillary Parsons, Ph.D

Dr. Parsons is a deputy principal investigator and lead forensic anthropologist at Drayton specializing in the recovery and analysis of human skeletal remains. She received her Ph.D. in Biological Anthropology from the University of Tennessee, her M.A. in Anthropology from the University of Montana, and her B.S. in Anthropology from Montana State University. Dr. Parsons provides her expertise for law enforcement and other medicolegal entities in the resolution of modern forensic casework and by instructing short-courses on topics in forensic anthropology. In addition, many of her projects entail the search and recovery of fallen U.S. service personnel from the battlefields of Vietnam and World War II. She also regularly monitors archaeologically significant sites during the removal of unexploded ordnance in the remote jungles of Laos. Dr. Parsons is well versed in the regulations affecting human remains recovery and identification both domestically and abroad. Hillary moved to Blaine in 2019 from her hometown of Bozeman, MT with her two senior dogs, Uma and Chase. When not traveling to remote parts of the world, Hillary enjoys spending time exploring and learning more about the place she now calls home. 

Drayton Archaeology is a full-service Cultural Resource Management (CRM) firm offering expertise in Archaeology, Biological and Forensic Anthropology, and Historic Properties.

Phone: (360) 739-3921

Email: garth@draytonarchaeology.com


PO Box 782, Blaine, 98231