The QUEST Archaeological Research Program was established by Joseph and Ruth Cramer with a generous endowment to Southern Methodist University in January of 1996. Under the direction of Dr. David J. Meltzer, Henderson-Morrison Professor in SMU's Department of Anthropology, the goal of the program is to conduct long-term archaeological field and laboratory research on the environment, adaptations, and (perhaps) the origins of Paleoindian groups who inhabited the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains of North America in late Pleistocene through early Holocene times.
Please click here for a map detailing the various locations QUEST has worked.
(This page created and maintained by D. Meltzer, last modified, August 2005)
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