Posts tagged Cahal Pech
Mat Saunders
Founder and Executive Director / Program Director

Mat’s work at Davidson Day expands beyond the classroom and into Anthropology and Archaeology with AFAR. Not only does AFAR operate field schools every summer, but is host to two major conferences, provides a summer program for elementary students, and is building new programs to provide pre-collegiate students an opportunity to discover and learn about archaeology.

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Christy Pritchard
Onsite Archaeologist

Ms. Christy Pritchard, RPA has twenty years of experience in archaeological research. While much of her work focuses on the development of research designs, furnishing archaeological assessments, conducting investigations and technical reporting, Christy is equally dedicated to archaeology education and outreach.

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Dr. Marc Zender
Onsite Archaeologist

Marc Zender received his PhD from the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology of the University of Calgary in 2004. He has since taught at the University of Calgary (2002-2004) and Harvard University (2005-2011), and is now an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Tulane University, New Orleans.

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Jim Pritchard
Onsite Archaeologist

Jim Pritchard, RPA has been an Archaeology Consultant for twenty-five years. Jim conducts cultural resources assessments, archaeological research, investigations and technical reporting for the federal regulatory process.

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Christopher “Boone” Sims
Onsite Archaeologist

Christopher “Boone” Sims (MA, RPA) is an archaeologist and sustainability advocate based in Portland, Oregon. He earned a Bachelor’s in Anthropology from Appalachian State University (hence the nickname), and a Master’s degree from the University of Louisville. He has worked with AFAR since 2014, assisting in operating AFAR’s field school in Belize and the annual Maya at the Lago conference.

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