George L. Cowgill
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Field of Expertise  :
Analytical Archaeology
Educational background  :

M.S. degree in Physics at Iowa State University in 1954.

A.M. degree at the University of Chicago in 1956.

Ph.D. in Anthropology at Harvard in 1963.

Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • Cowgill was selected as the 1992 Distinguished Lecturer in Archaeology by the American Anthropological Association.

  • In 2004 he was awarded the Alfred Vincent Kidder Award of the American Anthropological Association for his contributions to the archaeology of the Americas. This is one of the most prestigious awards in the field of archaeology.

  • Cowgill has made important contributions in a number of areas, including the archaeology of Mesoamerica, the comparative study of early states and cities, and quantitative methods in archaeology.

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Bibliography  :
The Collapse of Ancient States and Civilizations,Archaeological Researches at Teotihuacan, Mexico.