I am an archaeologist interested in the evolution of political complexity in ancient western North America.
Hans Barnard MD PhD is Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures as well as Assistant Researcher at the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology.
Professor Brown's areas of research include both India and Southeast Asia, and he particularly studies the Indian influences on and relationships with early Southeast Asian art, culture, and religion.
Aaron Burke's interests and publications range from studies of warfare in the ancient Near East, to Egyptian imperialism in Canaan, historical biblical archaeology, and Amorite society and economy during the second millennium BC.
The Mosfell Archaeological Project is an interdisciplinary research project employing the tools of history, archaeology, anthropology, forensics, environmental sciences, and saga studies.
The technique of mass spectrometry is used for the structural determination and quantification of a wide variety of organic and inorganic compounds. The unique power of the technique comes from the accuracy with which molecular weights of molecules can be measured.
I teach graduate seminar in archaeology theories and several undergraduate courses on anthropological archaeology and ancient civilizations of China. These classes are offered through Anthropology, Asian Languages and Cultures, and Interdepartmental Program of Archaeology.
Professor McDonnell is an archaeologist interested in various aspects of ancient world, particularly the material culture and archaeology of the Roman Empire. She co-directed field excavations in Italy, and excavated across the Roman Empire.
Sarah Morris' training and research involve the interaction of Greece with its Eastern neighbors, in art, literature, religion and culture.
Stella Nair has conducted fieldwork in Bolivia, Mexico, Peru and the U.S. Midwest, with ongoing projects in the South Central Andes.
Professor Papadopoulos has excavated widely in Australia, both on Aboriginal and historic sites, and in Greece, Italy and, most recently, Albania.
My research focuses on transformations in leadership and social structure in ancient farming societies.
Research on Cities Past and Present
Charles Stanish is Director of the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology and Professor of Anthropology at UCLA. He has worked extensively in Peru, Bolivia, and Chile, conducting archaeological research on the prehistoric societies of the region.
Since 1999, Professor von Falkenhausen has served as the American co-PI of the ongoing UCLA-Peking University Joint Project on Landscape Archaeology and Ancient Salt Production in the Sichuan Region.
Since 2002 field work concentrates on the Fayum oasis, a cooperation between UCLA and the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (RUG).