Chris Begley is an archaeologist who works on issues of identity and material culture. He received his Ph.D. at The University of Chicago, focusing on the archaeology of the Mosquitia of Honduras. He is the author of ‘The Lost White City of the Honduras: Discovered Again (And Again). ‘ Recently he has focused on underwater archaeology, working and training students in Albania, Montenegro, and Croatia. His current projects focus on nineteenth century steamships in El Salvador, where he was a Fulbright Scholar.