John M. Marston is a postdoctoral fellow at Brown University, jointly appointed in the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World and the Environmental Change Initiative. He received his Ph.D. in archaeology from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 2010. An environmental archaeologist, his research focuses on the long-term sustainability of agriculture and land use in the Mediterranean and western Asia. His recent articles appear in the Journal of Anthropological Archaeology, Journal of Archaeological Science, and Journal of Arid Environments. His ongoing field projects include environmental and archaeological research at the Anatolian sites of Kerkenes and Kaymakçı, as well as Gordion.