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Adela Amaral


B.A., Anthropology and History, University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., Anthropology, The University of Chicago; Ph.D., Anthropology, The University of Chicago


The Archeology of a Maroon Reduccion: Colonial Beginnings to Present-day Ruination

Thesis Advisor:

Shannon Lee Dawdy, Professor of Anthropology, The University of Chicago

Research Topic:

Spanish colonialism, Black slavery, Maroonage, Colonial archaeology and anthropology; Mexico


Rosemary Joyce, Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley

Current Position:

Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of William and Mary