Educated in Africa, England, the USA and Canada, Dr. Cameron M. Smith teaches archaeology and human evolution at Portland State University and Linfield College. He has published in peer-reviewed research journals, written features for magazines including 'Scientific American', 'Scientific American MIND', 'OMNI', 'Cultural Survival' and 'Archaeology', and written several books. His award-winning travel writing has appeared in both magazines and anthologies. Away from his office, Cameron is an active SCUBA diver and paraglider pilot whose many expeditions have taken him from Africa to the Arctic. His most recent book is 'Emigrating Beyond Earth: Human Adaptation and Space Colonization' (Springer 2012). He is currently writing and illustrating an atlas of human prehistory (Fall 2014) and a technical foundation on the cultural and genetic issues involved in human space colonization (Fall 2016). You can find out more at his academic page: http://pdx.academia.edu/CameronMSmith.