Archeology

2012 — Surveyed Maya sites in Guatemala and Belize; studying; Huaxacton, Tikal, Ceibal, Dos Pilas, Punta Chiminos, and Cahal Pech.

2013: Participated in excavation field school of the Maya site, Cahal Pech, in Belize.

2008: Chichen Itza, Mexico — Conducted a quick survey of the Mayan site (apx. A.D. 850).

2006: Tal al-'Umayri, Amman, Jordan - Worked on a late Bronze age tell just south of Amman, Jordan. We excavated an Ammonite site (apx. 1100 B.C.).

2004: County Clare, Ireland -- Conducted a survey of Irish castle ruins (apx. A.D. 1350).

2001: The Burren, Ireland -- Conducted a survey of Neolithic wedge tombs (apx. 5800 B.C.).

1986: Casma, Peru -- Working with U.C. Berkeley, helped conduct surface excavations of a Chimu archaeological site beside ridge-fields (apx. A.D. 1400).

1983: Wupatki, AZ -- Conducted a structural analysis of Anasazi and Sinaqua sites (apx. A.D. 1250).

1977: Baker Cave Shelter, Baker CA -- Conducted excavation of cave shelter just south of Baker Dry Lake (apx. 6000 B.C.).

1976: Baker Cave Shelter, Baker, CA -- Excavated cave shelter just south of Baker Dry Lake (apx. 6000 B.C.).

1975: NA10937, Flagstaff, AZ -- Working with the Museum of Northern Arizona excavated a Sinagua site just east of Flagstaff (Apx. A.D. 1200).

1974: NA10937, Flagstaff, AZ -- Working with California State University, Sacramento, excavated a Sinagua site just east of Flagstaff (apx. A.D. 1200).

1973: Tuweep, AZ -- Working with Southern Utah State College, excavated a Fremont-Sevier site just a few miles north of the North Rim of the Grand Canyon (apx. A.D. 900).

1973: Calico Early Man Site, Yermo, CA -- I worked one season at the Early Man Site, the only American archaeological site Louis Leakey directed. Here, in a moment of humor, my father and I prepare my brother, Chris for dinner. The site's early cultural materials were never proven to be human, though the area contained plenty of late Pleistocene and Desert Culture artifacts.