Mike Anderson, Ph.D.
Mike has been researching, writing, and teaching the history of the Grand Canyon region since 1990. He is the author of three canyon books: Living at the Edge: Explorers, Exploiters and Settlers of the Grand Canyon Region; Polishing the Jewel: An Administrative History of Grand Canyon National Park; Along the Rim: A Guide to Grand Canyon's South Rim from Hermits Rest to Desert View. Mike organized the canyon's first history symposium in January 2002, and edited the proceedings for publication by the Grand Canyon Association. These days he is the roads and trails historian for Grand Canyon National Park.