(BA Anthropology, 1996 University of Wyoming; MA Anthropology, 2008 Colorado State University; PhD Doctor of Philosophy, 2018 University of Colorado Boulder). Cody studies the archaeology of the western Great Plains and middle Rocky Mountains. His dissertation research focused on the early contact period and the development of Plains Indian equestrianism. Other research foci include Paleoindian studies, early European exploration and settlement, the historic bison robe trade, and the Plains Indian Wars. His advisor was Doug Bamforth.