Michael Jacobson is currently a grant writer at Binghamton University’s Division of Research. He has an interest in the archaeology of conflict and in cultural landscapes. He received his undergraduate degree from Fort Lewis College, and his masters and doctorate in Anthropology from Binghamton University. Until recently, he worked as a historic archaeologist for the Public Archaeology Facility at Binghamton University on historic sites ranging from industrial mills to farmsteads. His research interest is in the Revolutionary War battlefields in Upstate New York where he has applied Geographic Information System (GIS) to better identify the cultural resources related to Revolutionary War battlefields.