Dr. Jago Cooper is Curator and Head of the Americas Section at the British Museum. Jago has worked on archaeological and heritage management projects in Latin America, the Pacific, Asia, and Europe. After finishing his Ph.D. at University College London in 2007 he joined the University of Leicester as a Lecturer in Archaeology. In 2008 Jago was awarded a Leverhulme Fellowship for a project entitled ‘The Archaeology of Climate Change in the Caribbean’. In 2012 he edited Surviving Sudden Environmental Change: Answers from Archaeology with Payson Sheets.