Lab Members

Current Lab Members

  • UCSB Graduate Student
  • Andean Prehistory, Wari Empire
  • Complex societies, political economy, foodways
  • Paleoethnobotany
  • Subsistence, agriculture, plant domestication
  • UCSB Graduate Student
  • New World Archaeology (Guatemala, Midwestern & Southeastern U.S.)
  • Food and Sociopolitical Dynamics, Middle-Range and Early Complex Societies
  • Commensal Politics, Emergent Complexity, Cross-Cultural Encounters, Colonial Encounters
  • Archaeobotanical Analysis (Macrobotanicals, Starch Grains, and Phytoliths); Bayesian Analysis of Radiocarbon Dates; Crop Stable Isotope Analysis; Quantitative Methods
  • UCSB Graduate Student
  • California Archaeology, Channel Islands
  • Historical Ecology, Coastal and Island Adaptations
  • Environmental Archaeology, Coupled Human-Natural Systems
  • Zooarchaeology, Paleoethnobotany
  • UCSB Graduate Student
  • Complex hunter gatherers, incipient social complexity
  • Microbotanical analysis, ancient starch grains, groundstone tools
  • Resource intensification, household and communal organization