Maritime Archaeologist and Author
The Next Apocalypse book
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Washington Post: We are Preparing for the Wrong Apocalypse
I study collapsed civilizations. Here’s my advice for a climate change apocalypse.
We study shipwrecks to find overlooked history. With COVID-19, we see it right now.
AEON: The Lost City That’s Not Lost, Not a City, and Doesn’t Need to Be Discovered
Sapiens: The Lost city that's Not Lost (a longer version of the aeon article)
SAPIENS: You Won't Survive the Apocalypse Alone
Lit Hub: Will Climate Crisis Cause the Collapse of society?
Big Think: Why Apocalyptic Fantasies Appeal to Us Psychologically
Our origin myth is about ‘rugged individualism.’ It will get people killed in a pandemic.
On Resilience: Transylvania anthropology professor says pandemic recovery means moving forward — not back to way we were
The Study of History and Living Through it are very different