John G. Crock, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Vermont and the Director of the UVM Consulting Archaeology Program (CAP). He received his B.A. from the University of Vermont in 1989 and his Ph.D. in Anthropologyfrom the University of Pittsburgh in 2000. Crock’s research focuses on human- environment interaction in the archaeological record of northeastern North America and the Caribbean. His research interests include reconstructing past networks of trade and exchange, the variability of maritime adaptations through time, and the development of social inequality.
As CAP Director, he leads cultural resource management studies in Vermont, required by State and Federal regulations and manages a full-time staff of archaeologists and historic preservationists. He also stays active in Caribbean archaeology, including on Anguilla where he conducts field work and supports local heritage management efforts. Crock currently serves on the Board of Directors of the International Association for Caribbean Archaeology.