|Dr. Douglas Comer is Principal for Cultural Site Research and Management, Inc., and Co-President of the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Archaeological Heritage Management (ICAHM). Dr. Comer has served as Chief of the United States National Park Service Applied Archaeology Center, Chair of the Maryland Governor’s Advisory Committee on Archaeology, Chair of the Nomination Committee for the Register of Professional Archaeologists, as a Trustee for the United States Committee for ICOMOS, and is a Fulbright Scholar in Cultural Resource Management.
He has been a Research Fellow at the American Center of Oriental Research in Amman, Jordan, and the Southeast Asian Center for Archaeology and the Fine Arts in Bangkok, Thailand. He is the recipient of research grants from NSF, NASA, The Department of Defense Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program, the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training, and has published widely on the use of aerial and satellite remote sensing technologies in archaeology and cultural resource management. He has overseen planning and research efforts at numerous areas in the Middle East, Southeast Asia, Central and South America, Africa, and Europe, as well as in United States National Parks, World Heritage Sites, National Monuments, and areas under the stewardship of the BLM and Department of Defense.