Craig M. Lee is a scientist at the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR), an instructor at Montana State University, and a principal investigator at Metcalf Archaeological Consultants. His research interests include the human ecology and landscape archaeology of alpine and high-latitude environments. Lee frequently collaborates with Native Americans to develop culturally respectful methods for ice patch archaeology, and he delights in sharing his results with Native American communities, the general public, and other professionals. He lives in Bozeman, Montana, with his wife and daughter, and their much-loved dog. For more information about his research, see the Ice Patch Archaeology and Paleoecology Project.