William H. Doelle
William H. Doelle is President and owner of Desert Archaeology, Inc. (founded in 1989) and President and CEO of the nonprofit Center for Desert Archaeology in Tucson, Arizona. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Arizona. Bill’s research interests are the large-scale demographic and cultural changes of the American Southwest and Mexican Northwest. He is also involved in preservation programs and in developing public outreach venues. Desert Archaeology has a staff of 37 employees. In 2009, Archaeology Magazine, named Desert Archaeology’s project on prehistoric irrigation farming as a “Top Ten Discovery “of the year. Bill’s nonprofit Center for Desert Archaeology staff has conducted a series of grant-funded projects and its public outreach arm produces the quarterly magazine, Archaeology Southwest, web-based materials, and monthly archaeology café events. Funding is generated from grants, memberships, private donors, and endowments.