Diana diZerega Wall is an archaeologist who specializes in New York City from 17th through the 19th centuries. Her interests include the construction of class, race, and gender. Professor Emerita at City College and CUNY Graduate Center, she holds a Ph.D. from New York University. Her books include The Archaeology of American Cities (with Nan Rothschild, 2014) and the award-winning Unearthing Gotham (with Anne-Marie Cantwell, 2001). She is currently working on two books, one on New Netherland (with Anne-Marie Cantwell) and one on Seneca Village, the 19th century African-American and Irish immigrant community that was located in today's Central Park (with Nan Rothschild).