Chris has more than two decades of experience in archaeology and cultural resources in a range of environments including coastal, fluvial, lacustrine, and urban settings. Chris has managed projects ranging in scope from reconnaissance surveys to data recovery to construction monitoring.

He has designed fieldwork methodologies, formulated Unanticipated Discovery Plans (UDP) and Archaeological Resources Monitoring and Treatment Plans (ARMTPs), and assisted with cultural resources avoidance and mitigation. As a geoarchaeologist, Chris has used his dual training in earth sciences and anthropology to assess project risks for cultural resources and to evaluate project alternatives.

Chris exceeds the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Professional Archaeologist and is a Registered Professional Archaeologist.