Hawthorne Research and Communications, LLC (HRC) is a small business based in Portland, Oregon. 

Our core purpose is to identify and preserve our collective world heritage, whether that be via an archaeological investigation designed to discover and assess physical cultural resources, a research project aimed at revealing a complex landscape or heritage history, or a content project that helps tell a story from a new perspective.


MacKensie Cornelius, MA, RPA

Ms. Cornelius is an SOI Qualified Archaeologist and the Principal Investigator/Owner of HRC, LLC.

With ten years’ experience conducting cultural resources investigations across 30 states in a Section 106 and NEPA/NHPA contexts, she specializes in rapid response research, reconnaissance, and Phase I survey and has evaluated historic and prehistoric resources for National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) eligibility.

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