Varien has conducted archaeological research in southwestern Colorado and the Four Corners Region since 1979, working on several of the region’s largest projects. He has worked at the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center in Cortez, Colorado, since 1987. Along with his colleagues, he works to further Crow Canyon's mission: to conduct archaeological research, to do that research in the context of public education programs, and to partner with American Indians on the design and implementation of those research and education programs.
Executive Vice President
Research Institute at Crow Canyon
Crow Canyon Archaeological Center