Ian has been an archaeological and cultural resource management professional since 1975, firstly in England and, since 1988, in the United States. In 2015 he founded BurrowIntoHistory, LLC, a company whose mission is to improve the preservation, management and public enjoyment of historic cultural resources in the United States and beyond.
Ian was the 2015 recipient of the New Jersey Historical Commission’s Richard J. Hughes Award for Distinguished Contributions to Public Knowledge and Preservation of New Jersey History. He has taught at Drew, Rutgers New Brunswick, Rutgers Camden and Rider Universities, and at the University of Delaware. Ian has given numerous presentations to local audiences in New Jersey and beyond. He is a resident of Hopewell Borough.