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Environmental Archaeology
Educational background  :
  • Dr. Emery received her Ph.D. in 1997 from Cornell University.
Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • She works in the tropical forests of Central America, using prehistoric animal and plant remains improved in archaeological deposits to understand how the ancient Maya and other Mesoamerican cultures used their natural world.
  • Dr. Emery has worked in Belize, Honduras, and Guatemala for 15 years.
  • She is currently studying materials from several Maya sites including Tikal, Copan, Dos Pilas.

Bibliography  :
Maya Zooarchaeology: New Directions in Method and Theory (Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA, Monograph 51) (Cotsen Monograph) ,Dietary, Environmental, and Societal Implications of Ancient Maya Animal Use in the Petexbatun: A Zooarchaeological Perspective on the Collapse (Vanderbilt ... of Mesoamerican Archaeology Series), The Archaeology of Mesoamerican Animals.