DR. MONICA L. SMITH APPOINTED TO THE COMMITTEE FOR RESEARCH AND EXPLORATION OF THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
Dr. Monica L. Smith, faculty member of the UCLA Archaeology Interdepartmental Graduate Program and the UCLA Department of Anthropology has been appointed to the Committee for Research and Exploration of the National Geographic Society.
The Committee for Research and Exploration of the National Geographic Society evaluates grant proposals and makes funding allocations across all of the disciplines that the National Geographic Society funds, from biology and paleontology to anthropology, archaeology, and human geography. Dr. Smith will oversee areas that include South, East and Southeast Asia, Africa, and other parts of the Old World. More information about the Committee for Research and Exploration can be found at: