Michael W. Barry is a Graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz. In 2007 he was awarded a BA in Anthropology with a focus in Archaeology. He is a former student of Santa Rosa Junior College, where he graduated in 2005 with associates degrees in Anthropology and Natural Sciences. He served as a volunteer and intern at the Monterey Bay Archaeology Archives located in the Anthropology Department on the UCSC campus. As of August 2009 Mike is working for a Numismatist in sunny Northern California.