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Current and Former Fellows

2014/15

Fellows

  • Timothy Knowlton, Berry College, Academic Year, The Semiotics of Body & Cosmos in Maya Healing Incantation
  • Jorge Ramos, Instituto Hondureño de Antropología, Academic Year, A Sacred and Defensive Hill and the Memory of the 12 Ruler in Late Classic Copan

Junior Fellows

  • Sarah Baitzel, University of California, San Diego, Academic Year, Giving Life, Taking Life: mortuary rituals and social identities at the Tiwanaku Colony Omo M10, Moquegua, Peru
  •  Alicia Boswell, University of California, San Diego, Academic Year, Cocales, The Chimu, and the Inca: prestige resources in late Andean empires
  • Caitlin Earley, University of Texas at Austin, At the Edge of the Maya World: power, politics, and identity in monuments of the Comitán Valley

Summer Fellows

  • Martin Berger, National Museum of Ethnology, Leiden, NL, Mosaic Skulls: Ancestors, human remains, and the forgery of Mesoamerican material culture
  •  Sophie Desrosiers, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Highland Complementary Warp-weaving: Solving the puzzle of Pre-Columbian Andean textile history
  •  Benjamin Rosales, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Huancavilca Balsa: from a Pre-Columbian way of communication to a development tool of colonial development

 Visiting Scholar

  • Gary Urton, Harvard University, Fall

     

2013/14

Fellows

Junior Fellows

  • Nicholas Carter, Brown University, Academic Year, That Strength Which in Old Days Moved Earth and Heaven: Kingship in the Maya Terminal Classic Period
  • Zachary Chase, University of Chicago, Academic Year, Performing the Past in the Ritual, Mythological, and Historical Landscapes of Huarochirí, Peru (ca. 1400-1700)
  • Jamie Forde, University of Colorado at Boulder, Academic Year, The Conquest of the Hill of the Sun: Indigenous Domestic Life at Prehispanic and Colonial Achiutla, Oaxaca, MX
  • Alejandra Rojas, Harvard UniversityAcademic Year, Flora Incognita: Picturing Nature in the New World
  • Franco Rossi, Boston UniversityAcademic Year, The Brothers Taaj: Orders and The Politics of Expertise in the late Maya court

Summer Fellows

William R. Tyler Fellows

  • Nawa Sugiyama, Harvard University, Ritualized Animals: Understanding Human-Animal Interactions at Teotihuacan

2012/13

Fellows

Junior Fellows

Summer Fellows

William R. Tyler Fellows

  • Dylan Clark, Harvard University, Living on the Edge: The Residential Spaces, Social Organization, and Dynamics of Isla Cerritos, a Maya Port
  • Nawa Sugiyama, Harvard University, Ritualized Animals: Understanding Human-Animal Interactions at Teotihuacan
  • Lisa Trever, Harvard University, Moche Mural Painting and Practice at Pañamarca: A Study of Image Making in Ancient Peru

Visiting Scholar

  • Katharina Schreiber, University of California, Santa Barbara, Spring
Fellows in Pre-Columbian Studies, Spring 2011.
Fellows in Pre-Columbian Studies, Spring 2011.

2011/12

Fellows

Junior Fellows

Summer Fellows

William R. Tyler Fellows

Visiting Scholar

  • Santiago Uceda Castillo, Director del Proyecto Arqueológico Huaca de la Luna, Fall

2010/11

Fellows

  • Ellen E. Bell, California State University, Stanislaus, Turlock Academic Year, Objects of Power on the Edge of the Maya World: Early Copan Acropolis Tombs, Offerings, and Special Deposits
  • John S. Justeson, University at Albany, State University of New York / University of South Carolina Academic Year, Epi-Olmec Hieroglyphic Writing and Its Decipherment
  • Peter Kaulicke, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima Academic Year, Formative Cosmovisions: Representation, Transformation, and Centrality

Junior Fellows

  • Molly Fierer-Donaldson, Harvard University Fall, Duality in Mesoamerican Mortuary Practices: The Quick and the Dead
  • Giancarlo Marcone, University of Pittsburgh Academic Year, Interlocking the Lima Culture: Intermediates Elites' Power Strategies at Lote B, Lurín Valley, Peru
  • Jessica Munson, University of Arizona, Tucson Academic Year, Building on the Past: Temple Histories and Communities of Practice at Caobal, Petén, Guatemala
  • Nathaniel P. VanValkenburgh, Harvard University Spring, Out of Urbs, Civitas: Landscapes of Forced Resettlement in the Zaña and Chamán Valleys, Peru

Summer Fellows

  • Kenneth Hirth, Pennsylvania State University Merchant Trade in Prehispanic Mesoamerica
  • Anastasia Kalyuta, Russian Museum of Ethnography Naming Patterns in Preconquest Mexica Society
  • John F. López, Massachusetts Institute of Technology The Hydrographic City: Mapping Mexico City's Urban Form in Relation to Its Aquatic Condition, 1521–1700
  • Adam Sellen, Centro Peninsular en Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales, UNAM, México Murky Waters: Revisiting the Looting of the Sacred Cenote of Chichén Itzá, Yucatán
  • Janet Stephens, University of California, Los Angeles Constructing the Pre-Columbian Past: Legitimacy, Tradition, and Dynastic Paintings of the Inka in Colonial Peru

Visiting Scholar

  • Ricardo Agurcia F., Copan Association, Spring

2009/10

Fellows

  • Elizabeth Arkush, University of Virginia Academic Year, War, Violent Spectacle, and Political Authority in the Pre-Columbian Andes
  • Marco Curatola-Petrocchi, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú Academic Year, The Shape of God’s Voice: A Study of Form, Organization, and Functioning of the Oracles in the Ancient Andean World
  • Jean-Pierre Protzen, University of California, Berkeley Fall, Tambo Colorado: A Coastal Inca Settlement
  • Calogero Santoro, Universidad Tarapacá de Arica Academic Year, Chinchorro in the Context of the Cultural and Environmental History of the Pre-Columbian Arica Region
  • Barbara Stark, Arizona State University Spring, Comparative Analysis of Ancient Urban Greenspace

Junior Fellows

  • Ana Pulido Rull, Harvard University Academic Year, Land Grant Painted Maps: Native Artists’ Agency and Defense of Communal Heritage in Sixteenth-Century New Spain
  • Kim Richter, University of California, Los Angeles Fall, Religion and Political Legitimacy: A Stylistic, Iconographic, and Contextual Analysis of Postclassic Huastec Sculpture

Summer Fellows

  • Lisa DeLeonardis, Johns Hopkins University, Let Them Eat Salt! Camayoc in the Service of Capac and Crown
  • Eugenia Ibarra, University of Costa Rica, Exploring Warfare and Slave Capturing on Period Ⅵ in Lower Central America
  • Matthew Looper, California State University, Chico, Gender Performances in the Initial Series Group at Chichén Itzá
  • Victoria Lyall, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Picturing Place: Terminal Classic Mural Painting in the Northern Maya Lowlands
  • Federico Navarrete Linares, Instituto de Investigaciones Históricas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Maya Conceptions of History in a Mesoamerican Perspective
  • Jorge Gamboa Velásquez, University of Montreal, The Architecture of Social Encounters: Plazas and Platforms in the Southern Moche State

2008/09

Fellows

  • John W. Janusek, Vanderbilt University Academic Year, Pre-Columbian Urbanism in Comparative Perspective: Space, Society, and Long-Term Human-Landscape Relations
  • Antti Korpisaari, University of Helsinki Academic Year, Ethnic Diversity in the Tiwanaku Period (c. AD 500 – 1100/1500) South Central Andes
  • Michael W. Love, California State University, Northridge Academic Year, Early Social Complexity in Ancient Mesoamerica: Public and Private Perspectives
  • Stella Nair, University of California, Riverside, Academic Year, Retreats without Surrender: The Architecture of Sanctuary at Chinchero, from Thupa 'Inka to the Spanish Occupation
  • Andrew K. Scherer, Baylor University Academic Year, Death and Burial among the Classic Maya
  • Verónica I. Williams, Instituto de Arqueología, University of Buenos Aires Fall, To the Edge of the Empire: The Dynamics of Inca Rule in the South Andes

Summer Fellows

  • Jessica Joyce Christie, East Carolina University The Sculpted Outcrops of the Inka
  • Justyna A. Olko-Bajer, University of Warsaw The Concept of Chichimec in Native Identity and Perception, Pre-Hispanic and Colonial Central Mexico

Visiting Scholar

  • Christopher Donnan, University of California, Los Angeles, Spring

2007/08

Fellows

  • Timothy Beach, Georgetown University Academic Year, Environmental History of the Maya Lowlands: Ecology, Sustainability and Society from the Pleistocene to the Present
  • Charles Golden, Brandeis University Academic Year, Building Time: The Origins of Dynastic Kingship in the Maya Lowlands
  • Elizabeth Graham, University College London Academic Year, An Archaeological Perspective on the Colonial Encounter at Lamanai and Tipu
  • Stephen D. Houston, Brown University Academic Year, In the Land of the Turtle Lords: Classic Maya Civilization and Urban Life at Piedras Negras, Guatemala
  • Gordon F. McEwan, Wagner College Academic Year, The Archaeology of Inca Origins: A Study of Second Generation State Formation of the Andes
  • Alexei Vranich, University of Pennsylvania Academic Year, Architecture, Landscape and the Archaic State

Junior Fellow

  • Alexandre Tokovinine, Harvard University Spring, The Power of Place: Landscape and Identity in Classic Maya Art, Architecture, and Inscriptions

Visiting scholar

  • María Teresa Uriarte, Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

2006/07

Fellows

  • Claude-François Baudez, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (C.N.R.S.) Fall, Mesoamerican Ballgames and their Victims
  • Thomas W. Killion, Wayne State University, Mexico's Southern Gulf Coast Lowlands: Archaeology and Culture History
  • Matthew Looper, California State University, Chico Ancient Maya Dance
  • Ann H. Peters, Cornell University, Academic Year, Paracas Necrópolis: Reconstructing Contextual Relationships
  • Lorena del Carmen Rodas-Ramírez, The Aesthetic Dimension and Individual Creation in Prehispanic Nahuatl Poetry
  • John W. Verano, Tulane University, Academic Year, Trepanation in Ancient Peru

Junior Fellows

  • Byron Hamann, University of Chicago, Academic Year, A New Codex of Yanhuitlán: Pre-Hispanic History and Inquisitorial Testimonies in the Mixteca Alta, ca. 950–1546
  • Ann Clair Seiferle-Valencia, Harvard University, Academic Year, Unpainted Histories: Reconciling the Pictorial Manuscripts and Archaeology of Cuauhtinchan, Puebla, Mexico

Visiting scholar

  • Joan Gero, American University Yutopian: The Formative Archaeology of Northwest Argentina

2005/06

Fellows

  • Scott Hutson, University of Kentucky Academic Year, Personhood, Dwelling and Identity: A Relational Approach
  • Leonardo López Luján, Museo del Templo Mayor, INAH Fall, Awakening the Stones: The Beginnings of Pre-Columbian Archaeological Studies in Central Mexico
  • Saburo Sugiyama, Aichi Prefectural University, Japan Academic Year, Monuments and Dedicatory Burials at the Moon Pyramid of Teotihuacan: The Rise of Power and State Religion

Junior Fellows

  • Laura Filloy Nadal, Museo Nacional de Antropología, INAH Spring, Finery and Insignia of a Maya King of Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico
  • Jeffrey C. Splitstoser, Academic Year, Weaving the Structure of the Cosmos: Cloth and Agency at Cerrillos, a Paracas Site in the Ica Valley, Peru

Visiting Scholars

  • Elizabeth H. Boone, Tulane University Fall, Painted Books and Indigenous Expression in Pre-Conquest and Early Colonial Mexico
  • Dean Snow, Pennsylvania State University Fall, The Other World: Archaeology of Ancient America
  • John W. Verano, Tulane University Fall, The Lady of El Brujo: Unwrapping the Mummy of a High Status Moche Female

2004/05

Fellow

  • Jean-François Millaire, McGill University, Academic Year, The Gallinazo: An Early Complex Cultural Tradition on the Peruvian North Coast

Junior Fellows

  • Miriam Doutriaux, University of California, Berkeley, Fall, Politico-Economic Dynamics of Imperial Conquest in a Multiethnic Setting: The Inca Province of Collaguas
  • Patrick Hajovsky, University of Chicago, Academic Year, On the Lips of Others: Fame and the Transformation of Moctezuma's Image
  • Sarah Jackson, Harvard University, Academic Year, Deciphering Classic Maya Political Hierarchy: An Integrated Study of the Non-Royal Elite
  • Megan O'Neil, Yale University, Academic Year, Making Visible History: Picturing the Past in Ancient Maya Sculpture

2003/04

Fellows

  • James Louis Fitzsimmons, University of New Hampshire, Academic Year, Classic Maya Satellites: Restoring Provenience to Looted Monuments of the Sierra de Lacandón, Guatemala
  • Bryan R. Just, Tulane University, Academic Year, The Social Discourse of Style in Ninth-Century Maya Sculpture
  • Izumi Shimada, Southern Illionois University, Academic Year, Sociopolitical History of the Pre-Hispanic North Coast of Peru

Junior Fellow

  • R. Jeffrey Frost, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Academic Year, High Status Cemeteries and Socio-Political Organization in Late Pre-Columbian Costa Rica

Summer Fellows

  • Arabel Fernández Lopez, Instituto de Conservación y Restauración, Perú, Defining Huari Textile Style in the Highland Core Area
  • Gabrielle Vail, New College of Florida, Analysis and Commentary of Ritual Texts in the Maya Madrid Codex

2002/03

Fellows

  • Gerardo Gutierrez-Mendoza Geopolitical Interpretation of the Codices of Azoyú and the Formation of the Kingdom of Tlapa-Tlachinollan, Mixteca Region of Guerrero
  • William H. Isbell, State University of New York at Binghamton (SUNY), Fall, Tiwanaku: A New Perspective
  • Virginia Elizabeth Miller, University of Illinois at Chicago, Academic Year, The Art and Architecture of Chichén Itzá
  • Emily Umberger, Arizona State University, Spring, The Colonial Fate of the Aztec Kings

Junior Fellow

  • William L. Barnes, Tulane University, Academic Year, Icons of Empire: Royal Presentation and the Conception of Rule in Aztec Mexico

Summer Fellows

  • Lori Boornazian Diel, Texas Christian University, Aztec Pictorial Histories as Colonial Discourse
  • Billie J.A. Follensbee, Southwest Missouri State, The Importance of Weaving Among Formative Period Gulf Coast Cultures
  • Sara A. Morasch, Bryn Mawr College, Dominican Architecture in Colonial Oaxaca
  • Andrei V. Tabarev, Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, Novosibirsk, Russia, Prehistory of Meso- and South America: Lecture Courses and First Textbooks for Russian Universities

2001/02

Fellows

  • George Lau, New Haven, Connecticut, Academic Year, The Recuay Culture: Art and Architecture in the North Highlands of Peru
  • Carolyn Tate, Texas Tech University, Academic Year, Gods, Cults, Shamans?: An Investigation of Olmec Spiritual Constructs and Practices

Junior Fellows

  • Allan L. Maca, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Academic Year, A Conjunctive Approach to the Classic Maya City
  • Steven Wernke, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Academic Year, An Andean Archaeo-History of Community and Landscape

Summer Fellows

  • Eugenia Ibarra, Universidad de Costa Rica, Inter-ethnic Relations in the Central American Caribbean Coast from Cabo Gracias a Dios in Honduras to Mosquito Bay in Panama during the Eighteenth Century
  • Rex Koontz, University of Houston, Narrative and Performance at El Tajín, Veracruz, Mexico

2000/01

Fellows

  • Héctor Leonel Escobedo Ayala, Universidad del Valle, Guatemala, Fall, History and Dynastic Politics in a Classic Maya Capital: Investigations at Arroyo de Piedra, Guatemala
  • Mary Frame, Vancouver, British Columbia, Spring, Textiles from the Vicinity of Lima during the Time of the Incas
  • Helen P. Pollard, Michigan State University, Fall, From Periphery to Core: The Emergence of the Prehistoric Tarascan State (Mexico)
  • Daniel H. Sandweiss, University of Maine, Academic Year, Origins and Development of Civilization on the Peruvian Coast

Junior Fellows

  • Linda Brown, University of Colorado, Boulder, Academic Year, The Structure of Ritual Practice: An Ethnoarchaeological Investigation of Community Ritual Activity Areas in the Maya Highlands
  • Karla L. Davis-Salazar, Harvard University, Spring, Society, Ideology, and Power: The Politics of Water Management at Classic Period Copán, Honduras

Summer Fellows

  • Martha Macri, University of California, Davis, Completing the Maya Hieroglyphic Database Project
  • Pia Mira Marika Tohveri, University College London, Analysing Colour and Pattern as Cosmological Knowledge in Maya Textiles
  • Justyna A. Olko-Bajer, Warsaw University, A Repertoire of Insignia and Gestures of Central Mexican Elites of the Late Postclassic and Early Colonial Periods: The Analysis of Local Conventions

1999/00

Fellows

  • Vilma Fialko, Instituto de Antropología e Historia de Guatemala, Academic Year, Maya Funerary Tradition at Tikal, Guatemala
  • Antonia E. Foias, Williams College, Academic Year, History, Politics and Economics at the Classic Maya Center Motul de San José

Junior Fellows

  • Delia Annunziata Cosentino, University of California, Los Angeles, Academic Year, Landscapes of Lineage: Nahua Pictorial Genealogies of Central Mexico
  • Karl James Lorenzen, University of California, Merced, Academic Year, Ancient Rain Roads of the Americas: Water Ritual, Pilgrimage, and Ceremonial Procession in Pueblo, Aztec, Maya, and Andean Religion

Summer Fellows

  • Anna Blume, Fashion Institute of Technology, Maya Interpretation of Saints
  • Ana Maria Falchetti, Bogotá, Colombia, The Symbolic Power of Pre-Columbian Metallurgy
  • Régulo Gilberto Franco Jordán, Trujillo, Peru, Investigaciones Arqueológicas en el Templo Viejo de Pachacamac, Costa Central del Perú (1986–1989)
  • Judith Storniolo, University of Pennsylvania, A Historical and Comparative Linguistic Analysis of the Maya Codices

1998/99

Fellows

  • Tamara L. Bray, Wayne State University, Academic Year, The Art of Empire in the Andes: Form and Imagery of Imperial Inca Pottery
  • Warren B. Church, Yale University, Academic Year, Culture Areas and Interaction Spheres in the Tropical Andean Cloud Forests of South America
  • Andrea Stone, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Academic Year, The Rock Art of Cerro de las Figuras, Lake Güija, El Salvador: Sacred Sites and the Mesoamerican Frontier
  • Karen E. Stothert, The University of Texas, San Antonio, Academic Year, Ancestors: An Archaeology of Southwest Ecuador

Junior Fellow

  • Michael A. Ohnersorgen, Arizona State University, Academic Year, Postclassic Social and Economic Organization in the Mesoamerican Gulf Lowlands: A View from the Provincial Capital of Cotaxtla,Veracruz, Mexico

Summer Fellows

  • Maury Hutcheson, State University of New York at Buffalo, Contextualizing Maya Performance: Representation and Meaning
  • Arthur A. Joyce, Vanderbilt University, The Oaxacans: Ancient Civilizations of Southern Mexico

1997/98

Fellows

  • Jorge G. Marcos, Centro de Estudios Arqueológicos y Antropologicos, Guayaquil, Ecuador, Academic Year, A Handbook for the Archaeology of Ecuador
  • Gabrielle Vail, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Fall, Religion and Ideology in Postclassic Mesoamerica

Junior Fellows

  • William Saturno, University of New Hampshire, Academic Year, The Nature and Development of Social Hierarchy at Río Amarillo: A Secondary Center, Copán Honduras
  • Jason Yaeger, University of Pennsylvania, Academic Year, Interaction, Identity and Integration in Ancient Mesoamerican Communities
  • Eduardo de Jesús Douglas, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Academic Year, In the Palace of Nezahualcoyotl: History and Painting in Early Colonial Tetzcoco

Summer Fellows

  • George Andrews, University of Oregon, Pre-Columbian Elite Architecture
  • Susan Toby Evans, Pennsylvania State University, Pre-Columbian Elite Architecture
  • Ernesto González Licón, Museo Nacional de Antropología, INAH, México, Pre-Columbian Elite Architecture
  • William H. Isbell, State University of New York at Binghamton (SUNY), Pre-Columbian Elite Architecture
  • Joanne Pillsbury, National Gallery of Art, Pre-Columbian Elite Architecture
  • David Webster, Pennsylvania State University, Pre-Columbian Elite Architecture

1996/97

Fellows

  • Ricardo Agurcia Fasquelle, Copán Association, Honduras, Central America, Academic Year, Early Classic Maya Cosmology and Kingship at Copán
  • Simon Martin, McCallum Kennedy D'Auria Ltd., London, England, Academic Year, Comparative Research into the Structure and Operation of Mesoamerican Political Hegemonies
  • Dorie Reents-Budet, Duke University Museum of Art, Academic Year, The Maya Ceramics Project

Junior Fellow

  • Adam Herring, Harvard University, Academic Year, Studies in Classic Maya Sculpture

1995/96

Fellow

  • Susan Toby Evans, Pennsylvania State University, Academic Year, Aztec Palaces: Architecture and Authority in Ancient Mexico

Junior Fellows

  • Susan E. Bergh, Columbia University, Academic Year, Middle Horizon Tapestries: A Problem of Identity
  • Oswaldo Chinchilla, Vanderbilt University, Academic Year, Sociopolitical Organization of a Major Pre-Columbian Polity: A Study of Settlement Patterns, Sculptural Art, and Writing at Cotzumalguapa, Guatemala
  • J. Andrew Darling, University of Michigan, Academic Year, Intersocietal Interaction and Complexity: Sociopolitical Evolution in Northern Mesoamerica

Summer Fellows

  • Monica L. Bellas, University of California, Riverside, Female Mixtec Body Symbolism
  • William Doonan, Tulane University, The Artifacts of Group 10L-1, Copan, Honduras: Variation in Material Culture and Behavior in an Elite Residential Compound
  • Nicholas J. Saunders, University College London, Smoke and Mirrors: Tezcatlipoca, the Nature of an Aztec Diety

1994/95

Fellows

  • Robert Haskett, University of Oregon, Academic Year, The Eternal Altepetl: Concepts of Community and History in Cuernavaca's Primordial Titles
  • Frances Hayashida, University of Michigan, Academic Year, Inka Artisans

Junior Fellows

  • Christopher Beekman, Vanderbilt University, Academic Year, The Long-term Evolution of a Political Boundary: Archaeological Research in Jalisco, Mexico
  • Saburo Sugiyama, Arizona State University, Academic Year, Human Sacrifices in Teotihuacan, Mexico: Symbolism and Social Implications

Summer Fellows

  • Elizabeth A. Newsome, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, The Classic Maya Stela Cult: A Study in the Ideology of Power
  • Mari Carmen Serra Puche, Museo Nacional de Antropología, INAH, México, The Formative Period in the Poblano-Tlaxcalteca Valley
  • David C. Wright, University of the Valley of Mexico, Wrapping Up the Murals of Ixmiquilpan

1993/94

Fellows

  • Catherine J. Allen, George Washington University, Academic Year, Aesthetic Principles in Andean Art
  • James E. Brady, Vanderbilt University, Academic Year, An Investigation of Maya Ritual Cave Use
  • Paul S. Goldstein, American Museum of Natural History, Academic Year, Tiwanaku Hegemony and Peripheral Control
  • Dennis Tedlock, State University of New York at Buffalo, Academic Year, Dance of the Trumpet: A Mayan Drama of Human Sacrifice

Summer Fellows

  • Nancy Gonlin, Kennesaw State College, Classic Maya Architecture: Function and Meaning of the Variation in Low-Status Domestic Architecture of the Classic Maya
  • Stephen Houston, Brown University, Classic Maya Architecture
  • Patricia A. McAnany, Boston University, Classic Maya Architecture: Variation in Classic Maya Residential Architecture Outside of Epicentral Core Areas
  • Karl Taube, University of California, Riverside, Classic Maya Architecture: The Role and Meaning of Teotihuacan Iconographic Programs in Classic Maya Architecture
  • David Webster, Pennsylvania State University, Classic Maya Architecture: Comparative Implications

1992/93

Fellows

  • Jerry D. Moore, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Academic Year, New Approaches to the Study of Andean Architecture
  • Ruth Shady Solís, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Perú, Academic Year, Investigaciones Arqueológicas sobre las Sociedades del Formativo en Bagua, Amazonas, Perú

Junior Fellows

  • Brian R. Billman, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Academic Year, The Evolution of Political Centralization in the Moche Valley, Peru
  • Mary Elizabeth Pye, Vanderbilt University, Academic Year, The Olmec Iconographic System in Regional Perspective

Summer Fellows

  • Mary Frame, Vancouver, British Columbia, Repeating Patterns on Paracas Necropolis Embroidered Garments
  • Anne Paul, Nancy, France, Repeating Patterns on Paracas Necropolis Embroidered Garments
  • Patricia Joan Sarro, Youngstown State University, The Function of Ornamentation at Tajín Chico, El Tajín, Mexico

1991/92

Fellows

  • Cecilia F. Klein, University of California, Los Angeles, Academic Year, Fighting with Femininity: Gender and War in Aztec Discourse
  • Patricia A. McAnany, Boston University, Academic Year, The Economic Expression of Social Inequality Among the Classic Maya
  • Jeanette E. Sherbondy, Washington College, Academic Year, Water in Inca Time, Space, and Thought

Junior Fellows

  • Kevin Johnston, Yale University, Spring, The Hidden Maya: Late Classic Nonplatformed Residential Structures at Itzan, Guatemala
  • Dana Leibsohn, University of California, Los Angeles, Academic Year, Mapping Memory: The Art of Nahua History

Summer Fellows

  • Antonio J. Fresco Gonzáles, Museum of the Banco Central del Ecuador, El Quito de los Incas
  • Kevin Johnston, Yale University, Hidden Houses of the Lowland Maya
  • Jeanette E. Sherbondy, Washington College, Water in Inca Time, Space, and Thought

1990/91

Fellow

  • John M.D. Pohl, University of California, Los Angeles, Academic Year, The Codex Zouche-Nuttall

Junior Fellows

  • Heidy Fogel, Yale University, Academic Year, A Comparative Study of the Gallinazo Occupations of the Viru and Moche Valleys, Peru
  • Barbara Mundy, Yale University, Academic Year, The Maps of the Relaciones Geograficas of New Spain (1579–1586): Native Mapping in the Conquered Land
  • Javier Urcid, Yale University, Academic Year, Hieroglyphic Writing at Monte Alban, Oaxaca

Summer Fellows

  • Charles M. Hastings, Central Michigan University, Inka State: The Eastern Margins of Inka Imperialism in Central Peru
  • John V. Murra, Institute of Andean Research, Inka State: The Inka State and Ethnic Señorios in Andean History
  • Franklin Pease, Pontificia Universidad Católica, Lima, The Inka State and Ethnic Señoríos in Andean History
  • María Rostworowski, Instituto de Estudios Peruanos, Lima, Perú, Inka State: Señoríos, Territories, and Frontiers
  • Inge R. Schjellerup, National Museum of Denmark, Late Intermediate, Late Horizon, and Early Colonial Periods of the District of Chuquibamba, Province of Chachapoyas, Amazonas, Peru
  • John R. Topic, Trent University, Pre-Columbian Summer Seminar, Inka State; Ethnogenesis in Huamachuco

1989/90

Fellows

  • Peter Harrison, The University of New Mexico, Academic Year, Spatial Geometry and Logic in the Ancient Maya Mind as Reflected in Monumental Architecture
  • Ross Hassig, Columbia University, Academic Year, Warfare and the Mesoamerican Past
  • Ramiro Matos, Lima, Peru, Academic Year, Pumpu: An Inca Regional Administrative City
  • Constanza Vega Sosa, Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, México, Academic Year, Codice Azoyu 2: Historia y tributacíon en la provincia de Tlapa

Junior Fellow

  • Joanne Pillsbury, Columbia University, Academic Year, Sculpted Friezes of the Empire of Chimor

Summer Fellows

  • Cynthia Kristan-Graham, Atlanta College of Art, Portraits of Power: Images of Early Postclassic Rulership at Tula
  • Peter van der Loo, Northern Arizona University, A Commentary on the Codex Cospi

1988/89

Fellows

  • Louise M. Burkhart, Indiana-Purdue University at Fort Wayne, Academic Year, The Virgin's Transit: Disclosures of Marian Devotion in Early Colonial Nahuatl Literature
  • Juan Pedro Laporte, University of San Carlos, Fall, El período Clásico Tardío en Mundo Perdido, Tikal, y sus alrededores
  • Gair Tourtellot III, The University of New Mexico, Academic Year, A Comparative Study of Ancient Maya Residencies

Junior Fellows

  • Bernd Fahmel-Beyer, Instituto de Investigaciones Antropológicas, UNAM, Academic Year, Monte Alban: Integración en una ciudad plural
  • Richard Wright, University of Virginia, Academic Year, Art Historical and Archaeological Approaches to the Analysis of Artifactual Style in Formative Pre-Columbian Societies

Summer Fellows

  • Bruce Byland, Herbert H. Lehman College of the City University of New York, The Archaeology and Ethnohistory of the Mixteca Alta
  • Carl Langeback, Universidad de los Andes, Chiefdoms and Trade in Northeastern Colombia and Western Venezuela During the 16th Century
  • John M.D. Pohl, University of California, Los Angeles, The Archaeology and Ethnohistory of the Mixteca Alta
  • Lorraine Williams-Beck, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, UNAM, Pre-Hispanic Settlement Systems in the Central Yucatan Peninsula: The Chenes Region Campeche, Mexico

1987/88

Fellows

  • Norman Hammond, Rutgers University, Spring, A Study of the Non-Monumental Art and Iconography of the Maya Pre-Classic
  • Sabine MacCormack, Stanford University, Academic Year, Between Two Worlds: History and Society in Early Colonial Peru
  • Meredith Paxton, The University of New Mexico, Academic Year, The Relación de las cosas de Yucatán: Influences on the Development of a Maya Ethnohistorical Source
  • Carolyn Tate, University of California, Los Angeles, Academic Year, Costume, Ritual, and Political Interaction in the Classic Maya Lowlands

Summer Fellows

  • Dorie Reents-Budet, University of California, Santa Barbara, The X-Ray and Pink Glyph Styles of Maya Polychrome Pottery: The Search for Artists, Meaning, and Provenience
  • Wendy Schonfeld, Columbia University, Toward an Identification of the Telamones and Atlantes at Chichen Itza

Summer Fellow (Junior)

  • Virginia Fields, University of Texas, Austin, A Synthesis of Early Classic Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions

1986/87

Fellows

  • Flora C. Clancy, The University of New Mexico, Academic Year, The History of Maya Monumental Sculpture
  • Andrea Stone, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Academic Year, A Study of Cave Paintings and Petroglyphs from Naj Tunich, Guatemala

Junior Fellows

  • Bruce Love, University of California, Los Angeles, Academic Year, A Commentary on the Paris Codex
  • Karl Taube, Yale University, Academic Year, The Maya New Year Festival: A Study of Liminality and Renewal

Summer Fellows

  • Frances Berdan, California State University, San Bernardino, Summer Research Seminar: Empire, Province and Village in Aztec History
  • Richard E. Blanton, Purdue University, Summer Research Seminar: Empire, Province and Village in Aztec History
  • Mary Hodge, Getty Art History Information Program, Williams College, Summer Research Seminar: Empire, Province and Village in Aztec History: Effects of Aztec Empire in the Valley of Mexico
  • Michael Smith, Loyola University of Chicago, Summer Research Seminar: Empire, Province and Village in Aztec History: Social and Economic Interaction between the Aztec Core and the Morelos Provinces: Archaeology and Ethnohistory
  • Emily Umberger, Arizona State University, Summer Research Seminar: Empire, Province and Village in Aztec History: Foreign, Hybrid, and Provincial Styles on the Aztec Horizon

1985/86

Fellow

  • Emily Umberger, Arizona State University, Academic Year, Aztec Sculptures, Hieroglyphs, and History

Junior Fellows

  • Stephen Houston, Yale University, Fall, Dynastic Interaction Among the Classic Maya: An Epigraphic Reconstruction
  • Margaret G. H. MacLean, University of California, Berkeley, Academic Year, Sacred Land, Sacred Water: Inca Landscape Planning in the Machu Picchu Area
  • Rebecca Rollins Stone, Yale University, Academic Year, Color Patterning in Huari and Tiahuanaco Tapestry Tunics: The Andean Artist, A.D. 500–900

Summer Fellow

  • William H. Isbell, State University of New York at Binghamton (SUNY), Andean State Expansion in the Iconography of Huari and Tiwanaku

1984/85

Fellows

  • William H. Isbell, State University of New York at Binghamton (SUNY), Academic Year, A Prehistoric Andean State: The Nature of Huari
  • Patricia Netherly, University of Massachusetts, Academic Year, Representation of Common Principles of Social and Political Organization in Central Andean Settlement, Pattern, and Artifacts

Junior Fellows

  • Abelardo Sandoval, State University of New York at Binghamton (SUNY), Academic Year, Architectural Continuity in Formative Ayacucho, Peru

Summer Fellows

  • Ellen T. Baird, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Summer Research Seminar: Cultural Adjustments after the Decline of Teotihuacan
  • Joseph W. Ball, San Diego State University, Summer Research Seminar: Cultural Adjustments after the Decline of Teotihuacan
  • Janet Catherine Berlo, University of Missouri, St. Louis, Summer Research Seminar: Cultural Adjustments after the Decline of Teotihuacan : The Decline of Teotihuacan and its Effect on the Highlands and Pacific Slopes of Guatemala
  • Richard Diehl, University of Missouri - Columbia, Summer Research Seminar: Cultural Adjustments after the Decline of Teotihuacan
  • Jeff Karl Kowalski, Northern Illinois University, Summer Research Seminar: Cultural Adjustments after the Decline of Teotihuacan

1983/84

Junior Fellows

  • Christopher Couch, Columbia University, Academic Year, The Illustrations of the Durán Group of Manuscripts
  • David Stuart, Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School (Graduate), Academic Year, Ancient Maya Writing
  • Steven A. Wegner, University of California, Berkeley, Academic Year, A Stylistic Study of Recuay Stone Sculpture

Summer Fellows

  • Federico Kauffman-Doig, Universidad Federico Villarreal, Chavín Stone Catalogue and Iconography
  • Debra Nagao, Columbia University, The Murals of Cacaxtla: Late Classic Eclecticism in Mesoamerica
  • Amy Oakland, University of Texas, Austin, The Huari Tapestry Shirts in the Collection of Robert Woods Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C.

1982/83

Fellow

  • David A. Freidel, Southern Methodist University, Academic Year, Pre-Classic Art and Architecture at Cerros: A Lowland Maya Center in Belize

Junior Fellow

  • Carl P. Beetz, University of Pennsylvania, Academic Year, Illustration at Dumbarton Oaks for Monuments of Piedras Negras, Guatemala

Summer Fellows

  • Ferdinand Anders, Leiden University, The Manuscripts of the Borgia Group Summer Seminar
  • John B. Carlson, University of Maryland, The Manuscripts of the Borgia Group Summer Seminar
  • Virginia Elizabeth Miller, University of Vienna, The Manuscripts of the Borgia Group Summer Seminar
  • H. B. Nicholson, University of California, Los Angeles, The Manuscripts of the Borgia Group Summer Seminar
  • Edward B. Sisson, University of Mississippi, The Manuscripts of the Borgia Group Summer Seminar
  • Peter van der Loo, University of Leiden and Amsterdam, The Manuscripts of the Borgia Group Summer Seminar

1981/82

Fellows

  • John S. Justeson, University of South Carolina, Academic Year, Comparative Studies of Mayan Hieroglyphic Writing
  • Virginia Elizabeth Miller, University of Texas, Austin, Academic Year, The Stucco Frieze at Acancéh, Yucatán

Summer Fellow

  • Mario A. Rivera, Universidad de Chile, Prehistory of the Meridional Andean Area

1980/81

Fellows

  • Richard Burger, University of California, Berkeley, Academic Year, The Ideologies and Religious Styles of the Central Coast Ceremonial Network, the Northern Ceremonial Network, and the Chavin Cult
  • Richard L. Luxton

1979/80

Junior Fellows

  • Mary Ellen Miller, Yale University, Academic Year, The Murals of Bonampak
  • Anne Paul, University of Texas, Austin, Academic Year, An Interpretation of Paracas Textile Iconography

1978/79

Bliss Fellow

  • Richard F. Townsend, University of Texas, Austin, Academic Year, Tenochtitlan and the Valley of Mexico: Time and Space in Urban Symbolism

Fellow

  • Alan Louis Kolata, Harvard University, Academic Year, Tree Symbolism in Ancient Mesoamerica
  • Richard F. Townsend

Junior Fellow

  • Flora C. Clancy, Yale University, Academic Year, A Formal Analysis of the Compositions and Carving Styles Found on Classic Maya Monuments

1977/78

Fellow

  • Sabine Mac Cormack

Junior Fellows

  • Jeff K. Kowalkski, Yale University, Academic Year

Visiting scholar

  • Floyd Lounsbury, Yale University, Academic Year

1976/77

Junior Fellow

  • Carlos B. Arostegui, Yale University, Academic Year, The Iconography of the Mixtec Codices: The Personal Names

1975/76

Junior Fellow

  • Linda Schele, University of South Alabama, Academic Year

Visiting scholar

  • Robert L. Rands, Southern Illinois University, Fall

1974/75

Bliss Fellow (Junior)

  • Barbara Braun, Columbia University, Fall, A Study of the Death Imagery of Santa Lucia Cotzumalhuapa, Guatemala, in the Middle Classic Horizon

Fellow

  • Rosemary Sharp, Ripon College, Academic Year, Greca: An Exploratory Study of Relationships between Art, Society, and Personality

Junior Fellow

  • Peter David Joralemon, Yale University, Academic Year, Corpus, Analysis, and Study of the Evolution of the Olmec Art Style

1973/74

Visiting scholar

  • Floyd Lounsbury, Yale University, Academic Year

1972/73

Bliss Fellow

  • Joyce Marcus, Harvard University, Academic Year, A Reconstruction of the Socio-Political Structure of the Classic Maya with Inferences Drawn from the Iconography and Epigraphy

1971/72

Bliss Fellow

  • Chiaki Kano, University of Gakushuin & The University of Tokyo, Academic Year, A Typological and Functional Study of Stone Artifacts in the Formative Period in the Andes; A Comparative Study of Ceramic Cultures in Mesoamerica and the Andes in the Formative Period; and The Development of the Pre-Chavín Culture in the Central Highlands of Peru and its relationship to the Chavín Culture

Bliss Fellow (Junior)

  • S. Jeffrey K. Wilkerson, Tulane University, Academic Year

Visiting Fellow

  • Arthur Miller

1970/71

Bliss Fellow

  • Arthur Miller, Yale University, Academic Year, A Systematic Study of the Iconography of Teotihuacán Mural Painting

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