Posts in Lago Conference
Mary Kate Kelly

Mary Kate Kelly is a PhD Candidate at Tulane University, studying the linguistics of Maya hieroglyphic writing. This year she is a George Stuart Residential Scholar at the Boundary End Center in North Carolina, working on her dissertation. Her research looks at the linguistic variation present in the inscriptions, in order to gain better insight as to the distribution of different, but related, linguistic groups among the Maya. Her interests lie at the crossroads of language, literature, and culture, and extend to historical linguistics and the world’s writing systems.


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Bill Ringle
Maya at the Lago Presenter

Professor of Anthropology, Davidson College, and co-director of the Bolonchen Regional Archaeological Project. His interests include ancient Maya political organization and community formation in northern Yucatan, external relations with western Mesoamerica, Maya art and writing, and the application of digital methods.

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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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