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Museum of Anthropological Archaeology curators actively conduct archaeological research around the globe. Current research projects explore a wide range of significant questions, striving to understand the beginnings of human culture, the organization of hunter and gatherer societies, the creation of early farming communities, and the emergence and consolidation of sociopolitical inequalities in early chiefdoms, states, and empires.

Click on a curator's name in the list at left or below to go to their research page, or use the map to explore research by region. Additionally, many research publications are available on the Museum's Google Scholar profile. 

Africa:  Brian Stewart (South Africa, Lesotho)

China:  Henry Wright

Europe: John O’Shea (Hungary, Romania), Michael L. Galaty (Albania, Greece, Kosovo)

Madagascar:  Henry Wright

Mexico:  Joyce MarcusKent Flannery

South America: Robin Beck (Bolivia), Raven Garvey (Argentina, Chile), Kent Flannery (Peru), Joyce Marcus (Peru)  

Syria: Henry Wright

United States: Robin Beck,  John O’Shea