Lucas Hoedl is an archeologist with the National Park Service duty stationed at Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments. Lucas has worked in the American Southwest and Western Mexico for over 10 years. He earned an M.A. in Anthropology from the University of Colorado Denver, and his B.A. at the University of Colorado Boulder. He currently specializes in the management and preservation of prehistoric architecture in central Arizona. His research interests include prehistoric economies and systems of commerce, prehistoric architecture, and cultural resource management.