Jon C. Lohse, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Archaeological Studies
I’ve been asked by Mindy Bonine to submit a brief blurb in my new capacity of Chairperson of the Academic Archaeology and CRM Committee. As I understand it, this committee was formed by the membership some years ago in response to the perception that some academic programs lacked much in way of adequate curriculum content that would prepare students to productively participate in cultural resource management. Personally, I suspect that some of what was being expressed at the time also reflected perceived shortcomings within the CRM community in terms of the development of research ideas, and how these were explored in the context of regulatory compliance projects.
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