Douglas Raybeck is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at Hamilton College. He received his PhD in Anthropology from Cornell University in 1975. He has published more than 60 papers and six books, four of which were co-authored. Topics have ranged from fieldwork in Kelantan, Malaysia, to psycholinguistics, to study skills, and future studies. His most recent book is Looking Down the Road: A Systems Approach to Future Studies. He is widely regarded as a wonderful person.