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Lucas Kellett earned two BA’s in Anthropology and Environmental Studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1997. He earned his MA (2002) and PhD (2010) in Anthropology at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. He arrived at UMF in fall of 2011 where he is currently a half-time faculty member in Anthropology and Archaeology in the Division of Social Science, Business and Global Studies. He is a professional archaeologist who has done fieldwork in Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Peru. Between 2009 and 2011 he worked as the sustainability coordinator for the Cibola National Forest. As an anthropological archaeologist he is especially interested in the long-term interaction between humans and the environment especially during this period of climate change. He has worked as UMF’s sustainability coordinator since 2012.