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John W. Rick

John Rick’s research focuses on prehistoric archaeology and anthropology of hunter-gatherers and initial hierarchical societies, stone tool analysis and digital methodologies, Latin America, Southwestern U.S. Rick’s major research efforts have included long-term projects studying early hunting societies of the high altitude puna grasslands of central Peru, and currently he directs a major research project at the monumental World Heritage site of Chavín de Huántar aimed at exploring the foundations of authority in the central Andes.

William H. Durham

Professor Durham’s research focuses on ecological and evolutionary anthropology and, within them, on conservation and community development, resource management, environmental issues, Central and South America, Darwin and Galapagos. A MacArthur Prize recipient, Dr. Durham is Bing Professor in Human Biology and Co-Director (with Prof. R. Dirzo of Biology) of the Osa and Golfito Initiative (INOGO) in the Woods Institute for the Environment. With Dr. W.

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