Urban Adaptation to Environmental Change

In response to the pressing global conversation on urban adaptation to climate change, this project is facilitating a dialogue between urban archaeologists and non-archaeologists engaged in the design of adaptive

A long-term, global perspective on human migration

Emerging from the 2019 CfAS design workshop, “Understanding human migration from a long-term perspective,” the goal of this working group is to develop a synthetic model of the relationship between

Governance, Well-being, and sustainability

CfAS and the Amerind Museum are sponsoring this effort to develop long term, comparative and synthetic understandings of how political arrangements and processes—or governance, broadly construed—underlie differences in societal well-being


cyberSW is a cyberinfrastructure and collaborative space for exploring and conducting interdisciplinary research with the pre-Hispanic archaeological record of the US Southwest and Northwest Mexico. It is a living database

Initiative for Sustainable Development in Africa

The main objective of the Initiative for Sustainable Development in Africa (ISDAf) is to make development and conservation planning in Africa successful and sustainable at the local level. It brings

Productivity and Scaling of Middle-Sized Work Groups

This project leverages an important outcome of research into complex systems—that pervasive scaling laws capture how the productivity of human networks co-varies with their size and topological structure—to seek mechanisms

2018 People, Fire and Pines

People, Fire, and Pines in the Border Lakes Region of North America Organizer: Evan Larson, University of Wisconsin-Platteville READ THE PROJECT FINAL REPORT HERE Initial Working Group Members: Jessica Atatise, enrolled member

2018 ArchaeoEcology Project

The ArchaeoEcology Project: How Human Interactions with Biodiversity Shape Socio-Ecological Dynamics and Sustainability Organizer: Stefani Crabtree, Pennsylvania State University  Proposed Working Group Members: Andy Dugmore, University of Edinburgh; Jennifer Dunne, Santa Fe