Global Engagement Award, 2021
The Global Engagement Award Committee of the Ozmen Institute for Global Studies chose Chris Morgan for his 15 years of research, education and outreach in international settings. Through his research, Chris explains the evolution of increasingly intensive economies and sociocultural complexity among worldwide hunter-gatherers in light of paleoenvironmental, paleoclimatic and demographic change. In addition, he has trained international and U.S. students in archaeological field and laboratory analytical techniques and mentored student research projects which has occurred in China, Mongolia and Argentina. Finally, Chris' international research also includes various outreach endeavors, often hinging on generating English text for international audiences.