Jesse W. Tune, Department of Anthropology, Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO 81301, tel 970-247-7273, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Jesse Tune (Ph.D. Texas A&M University) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Fort Lewis College. He specializes in Paleoindian archaeology, lithic technology, environmental archaeology, and human/environment relationships.

His research focuses on investigating the relationships between environmental change and human adaptations during the Pleistocene-to-Holocene transition.

He has led excavations at numerous Paleoindian archaeological sites, and conducted laboratory analyses of lithic assemblages from Paleoindian to Late Prehistoric archaeological periods in North America.

He uses drone-based remote sensing methodologies to document archaeological sites and assess landscape-level issues related to site formation.

Currently he is researching the early human occupation of the Colorado Plateau and human adaptations during the late Pleistocene in the Midsouth United States.