Maria O’Donovan is an archaeologist and the senior project director at the Public Archaeology Facility at Binghamton University in New York. Her research focuses on the history of capitalism and industrialization in the urban United States. O’Donovan is the author of several papers on urban development, landscape, and heritage. She is currently engaged in research on her archaeological investigations in Binghamton involving digital heritage. O’Donovan is the editor of Northeast Historical Archaeology.