I am the Secretary and member of the Executive Committee of the Association for Critical Heritage Studies (ACHS).

I serve on the Editorial Board for the International Journal of Heritage Studies. 

Past and current associations include serving as an advisor for IUCN Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy (CEESP) and as an Expert Member for ICOMOS on the International Committee on Archaeological Heritage Management (ICAHM) Committee (20008-2014). I was also involved with the Intellectual Property Issues in Cultural Heritage (IPinCH) from 2010-2015. As a graduate student, I served on the SAA Native American Relations Committee of the Society for American Archaeology (1999-2004).


At Michigan Tech, I am the Undergraduate Director for Social Sciences and a member of the Graduate Dean Awards Advisory Committee.  I also serve on the Undergraduate Student Learning Goals (USLGs) Information Literacy Committee. I was a representative of the Graduate Faculty Council.

Associate Professor of Anthropology, Michigan Technological University