Affiliation: Parks and Recreation Department of Albuquerque
Dr. Matt Schmader is Superintendent of Open Space with the Parks and Recreation Department of Albuquerque, New Mexico. He holds his degrees from the University of New Mexico (M.A. and Ph.D.), and his research focuses on petroglyphs and rock images, central New Mexico (especially the Archaic period), the 16th century Spanish exploration of the Southwest, early puebloan pithouse villages, and rock image site management and conservation. He has been the principal investigator on more than 50 research projects in central New Mexico during the past 25 years.