Dr. Cyler Conrad is an archaeologist and the Archaeology Technical Lead at Los Alamos. His current research focuses on understanding Ancestral Pueblo husbandry, management and domestication of turkeys in the American Southwest/Mexican Northwest. Dr. Conrad has experience working in Thailand, California, and New Mexico. He is the author or co-author of over seventeen peer-reviewed papers and/or book chapters, and has received funding from the National Science Foundation and the National Geographic Society, among others. In his current position at LANL he helps manage the nearly 2,000 archaeological sites present at the Lab and ensures federal compliance with cultural resource laws and regulations.
Doctor Conrad has a Ph.D. in Anthropology (Archaeology) from the University of New Mexico. In 2015 he received his M.A in Anthropology (Archaeology) also from the University of New Mexico. In 2012 he received his B.A. in Anthropology at the University of Washington.