Todd Braje, Museum of Natural and Cultural History

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Todd Braje

Executive Director, Museum of Natural and Cultural History
Practice Areas: Archaeology, Maritime Societies

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Todd Braje is an academic expert in long-term human-environmental interactions, the archaeology of North America, historic fisheries along the Pacific coast, and the peopling of the New World. He is the author of “Understanding Imperiled Earth: How Archaeology and Human History Can Inform Our Planet’s Future” (publishing March 2024 from Penguin Random House). Braje is an expert on natural history museums, current trends in archaeological research, and a deep thinker on shared stewardship and museum decolonization.

Recent Media:
22,000-year-old artifacts could rewrite ancient human history in North America (Business Insider, May 29, 2024)
Humans have been altering nature for thousands of years – to shape a sustainable future, it’s important to understand that deep history (The Conversation, May 16, 2024)
UO graduate to lead Museum of Natural and Cultural History (Around the O, July 12, 2023)