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There are a great many good reasons to do archaeology, ranging from simple curiosity about the unknown past to the equally simple basic pleasure of finding cool old stuff while camping out with friends. However, this century has seen many of us engaging with the big questions and grand challenges of using archaeology to collaborate with a growing range of people, institutions, disciplines, and nationalities in the acronym-rich world of Global Change research.


This work was originally presented at a SAA Presidential Forum and later published in The SAA Archaeological Record.n



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