I am a professor of archaeology and anthropology at California State San Marcos and the Collections Manager at the San Diego Archaeological Center.
I did my graduate work at the University of California, San Diego. I have worked as a field archaeologist/ethnoarchaeologist in California, the American Southwest, Southern Jordan, India, and Ecuador. My dissertation work was in the Faynan district of southern Jordan although I have excavated sites ranging from the Neolithic, Bronze Age and the Iron Age periods. My most recent projects involved working as an ethnographer with the bronze casters of Tamil Nadu, Southern India and as a faunal analyst on the Iron A