Brian R. McKee, Ph.D., has more than 30 years of professional experience as an archaeologist in both academic and CRM settings. Dr. McKee is WSA’s Regional Project Director for the Great Basin and Southwest regions. He received his Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Arizona, Tucson. Dr. McKee has managed fieldwork, including survey, excavation, and monitoring, in the Great Basin, Southwest, and Great Plains. He has also managed artifact analysis, curation, and the preparation of technical reports. Dr. McKee joined WSA in 2007 and has directed fieldwork, laboratory analysis and report writing for projects in Utah, Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico. Dr. McKee co-directed the fieldwork on WSA’s Southern Parkway excavation project near St. George Utah, and has directed numerous survey projects for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources throughout Utah, including the Beef Basin Survey, the Wood Hollow Survey, and many others. He also has directed the analysis and curation of materials from several data recovery projects in Arizona and Utah, including the EPX, UNEV, and Southern Parkway projects. His academic work focuses on Central American archaeology in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Costa Rica, including the Cerén site in El Salvador, a village that was catastrophically buried by a volcanic eruption and has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site. More recently he directed a project integrating archaeology and tourism in the department of Morazán in El Salvador.