Marcy Rockman is an archaeologist who studies how humans gather, remember, and transmit environmental information, particularly during colonization. She’s used this to address situations as diverse as cultural resource management in the American Southwest and homeland security risk communication in Washington, DC. From 2011-2018 she served as the US National Park Service (NPS) Climate Change Adaptation Coordinator for Cultural Resources. She is now working under the auspices of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) Climate Change and Heritage Working Group to improve incorporation of heritage in reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Dr. Rockman holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Arizona, and B.Sc. in Geology from the College of William and Mary. Her major publications include Colonization of Unfamiliar Landscapes: The Archaeology of Adaptation, Archaeology in Society: Its Relevance in the Modern World, and the NPS Cultural Resources Climate Change Strategy.

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