Blog Posts

September 19th, 2013

Dig deeper into the issues raised in the exhibit, including background on historical events and anthropological concepts

July 01st, 2013

Using FTIR at the Field Museum to conduct residue analysis on ancient ceremonial floors to see what sorts of organic materials were used as ritual offerings.

June 04th, 2013

I recently started a regular monthly blog for Psychology Today in connection with my new book How We Do It: The Evolution and Future of Human Reproduction will be officially released by Basic Books on June 11.

April 02nd, 2013

Using the X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) at the Field Museum's Elemental Analysis Facility, I hope to reconstruct ancient rituals from 5,000-year-old ceremonial floors in Peru. 

March 25th, 2013

Watch an interview with the curator of the new exhibit at the Field Museum about prehistoric cave paintings in Lascaux!

January 11th, 2013

With disucssions ongoing, the attached may be of interest.

November 07th, 2012

Thanks to the generous support of the Field Museum Women's Board, I have been studying stone tools to learn more about the lifeways of the ancient inhabitants of Peru.

June 20th, 2012

Creating websites is not as easy as it looks!

April 26th, 2012

Here are the pictures from Member's Night this year. I hope everyone had as much fun as I did!

March 07th, 2012

The Field Museum and the UIC Department of Anthropology sponsored the 40th Annual Midwest Conference on Andean and Amazonian Archaeology and Ethnohistory on February 25-26, 2012.