BA Kenyon College 1988; MA, PhD Harvard University 1995, 2002
Visiting Assistant Professor, Columbia University 2002-2003; Teaching Fellow & Head Teaching Fellow, Harvard University 1995-2001; Latin Teacher, St. Vincent DePaul Middle School, Gambier, OH 1984
Mesoamerican archaeology; Maya archaeology; Copan, Honduras; urbanism in preindustrial societies;
heritage management; method and theory in archaeology
2009, "Prophet, Pariah, and Pioneer: Walter W. Taylor and Dissension in American Archaeology"
Edited by Allan Maca, Jonathan Reyman and William Folan, University Press of Colorado.
2009, "Why Taylor and why now? W.W. Taylor and American Archaeology" and "The
Conjunctive Approach in Maya Archaeology," both in "Prophet, Pariah, and Pioneer," UPC.
2009, "Ethnographic Analogy and Maya Archaeology in Copan, Honduras," University of
Florida Press, in "Past and Present among the Ch'orti' Maya," Edited by Brent Metz and Cameron
2009, "Remembering the Basics: Social Stratigraphic Debates and Biases," in Dialogues in Archaeology, Cambridge, UK.
2002: Spatio-Temporal Boundaries in Classic Maya Settlement Systems:
Copan's Urban Foothills and the Excavations at Group 9J-5.