Dr. Richard Gould is a Professor Emeritus of Archaeology at Brown University and a forensic anthropologist with the federal Disaster Mortuary Operations Recovery Team (DMORT). Since completing his PhD. in Anthropology at the University of California, Berkley in 1965, Dr. Gould studied human cultural and behavioral adaptations to stress, risk, and uncertainty. He came to Brown University as Professor of Anthropology in 1981. After the 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, he led trial forensic recoveries at the WTC and full recoveries at “The Station” Nightclub Fire scene in West Warwick, RI, in 2003. Most recently, he assisted with victim identifications and recoveries as a forensic anthropologist with DMORT in Gulfport, MS, and in New Orleans/St. Bernard Parish, LA, immediately following hurricane Katrina. Dr. Gould has published 12 books and monographs as well as numerous papers and articles in peer-reviewed journals.