Project Leadership

Parker VanValkenburgh, Ph.D. – Director

Associate Professor of Anthropology, Brown University

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Lic. Daniela Zevallos Castañeda – Co-Director, 2015-16 Field Seasons

Independent Scholar

Lic. Rocío Torres Mora – Co-Director and Lab Manager, 2014 Field Season; ceramic analysis and field research team, 2009-10

University of Utah

Lic. Natalia Guzmán – Co-Director, 2012 Field Season

Ministerio de Cultura, Peru

Lic. Carol Rojas Vega – Co-Director 2009-10 Field Season; malacological analysis​

Independent Scholar

Core Team Members and Scientific Research Partners

Diego Bedoya Vidal – 2014, 2015, 2016 Field Research and Laboratory Team

Bradymir Bravo Meza – 2014, 2015, 2016 Field Research and Laboratory Team

Katherine Chiou, Ph.D. (University of Alabama) – Paleoethnobotanical Analysis

Danilo Depaz Romero – 2015, 2016 Laboratory Research Team

Michael Dominguez Medina – Security and Logistics

Karen Durand Cáceres – 2014, 2015, 2016 laboratory team; Faunal Analysis

Abelardo Flores Huancas (Museo Tumbas Reales de Sipán) – Security and Logistics

Sarita Fuentes Villalobos – 2014, 2015, and 2016 Laboratory Research Teams; Faunal Analysis

Sarah Kelloway, Ph.D. (University of New South Wales) – Ceramic Materials Analysis

Sarah Kennedy, M.A. (University of Pittsburgh – Vertebrate Faunal Analysis

Haagen Klaus, Ph.D. (George Mason University) – Bioarchaeology

Diana Inga Vidal – 2015 and 2016 Laboratory Research Team

Kristina Lee (Vanderbilt University) – Bioarchaeology

Alexander Menaker, M.A. (University of Texas) – Field Research Team, 2009-10; Bead analysis

Carlos Osores Mendives (Museo Sicán) – Field Research Team, 2012, 2014

Bradley J. Parker (University of Utah) – Microarchaeology

Arthur Quesada Zumarán (Universidad Nacional de Trujillo) – Archival Research

Alexis Reátegui Diaz –Field and Laboratory Research Teams 2009-10, 2015, 2016; Malacological Analysis

Wilberto Romero Jaime (Museo Tumbas Reales de Sipán) – Security and Logistics

Jennie O. Sturm (University of New Mexico) – Ground Penetrating Radar Survey

Bethany Turner-Livermore (Georgia State Unviersity) Stable Isotope Analysis

Mercedes Vera Urbina –Laboratory Research Team, 2014, 2015, and 2016

Chester P. Walker (Archaeo-Geophysical Associates) – Gradiometer Survey

Other Project Members and Collaborators

Rebekah Booth – Field Research Team, 2014

Noa Corcoran-Tadd, Ph.D. - Field Research Team, 2012

Karla Cruzado Urbina – Field Research Team 2014

Niamh Curran – Field Research Team, 2015

Andrea Gonzalez Lombardi – Field Research Team, 2012

Carrie Harvey – Field Research Team, 2014

Theodore Klein – Field Research Team, 2014

Carla Márquez Abad – Field Research Team, 2015

Raquel Mejía Araguren – Field Research Team, 2015

Jessica Riquez Calderón – Laboratory Research Team, 2014

Karina Robles Lezcano – Laboratory Research Team, 2014

Sylvie Littledale – Field Research Team, 2015

Zachary Peterson – Field Research Team, 2012

Lea Rojas Chavez – Field Research Team, 2014

Mónica Sánchez Garay – Laboratory Research Team, 2014

Karina Tarazona Delgado – Field Research Team, 2009-10

Karol Valenzuela Ballardo – Field Research Team, 2015

Jimia Portal Culque – Field Research Team, 2015