Office: Sabin 231
Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
B.A., University of California, Berkley
Ancient Maya, urbanization and ancient cities, ceramic analysis, archaeology and nationalism in modern Latin America, landscape archaeology, archaeological method and theory.
Other Relevant Activities:
Co-organizer, Midwest Mesoamericanist Meeting, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, March 19 & 20, 2010
Co-director of the Margarita Archaeological Project in Quintana Roo, Mexico.
Anth 103: Digging up the Past: Approaches to Archaeology
Anth 311: The World of the Ancient Maya
Anth 565: Topics in Regional Archaeology: The Maya
Anth 651: Seminar in Anthropology: Ancient Cities
(Forthcoming) Ancient Maya Cityscapes: Insights from Lagartera and Margarita, Quintana Roo, Mexico. BAR International Series Archaeopress, Oxford.
2008. Creating, transforming, rejecting, and reinterpreting Ancient Maya urban landscapes: insights from Lagartera and Margarita. In Norman Yoffee (ed.), Identity, Memory, and Landscape in Archaeological Research, pp 183-214. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.
2005. Investigating Urban Diversity in South-Central Quintana Roo, Mexico. Laura P. Villamil and Jason Sherman. In Justine M. Shaw and Jennifer Matthews (eds), Quintana Roo Archaeology, pp 197-213. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.