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Stephen Kowalewski

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Professor, Anthropology

“Anthropology is the essential field.” Kowalewski was raised in rural Lancaster County, PA. First field school in Utah, 1967, and first fieldwork in Oaxaca, 1970. Assistant professor at Lehman and Hunter, CUNY, 1975-1977. Has lived in Athens since 1978. Major field projects in Oaxaca in 1974, 1977, 1980, 1983, 1990, 1999, 2008, 2009, 2011, funded by NSF, NGS, SSRC, SSHRC, Harp Foundation.

Education:

PhD. Archeology, University of Arizona, 1976

Research Interests:
  • Regional analysis
  • Economic anthropology
  • Demography
  • Historical ecology
  • Archaeology & history
  • Mesoamerica
  • Southeast
  • Southwest
Selected Publications:

Kowalewski, Stephen A. 2012  A Theory of the Ancient Mesoamerican Economy. Research in Economic Anthropology 32:187-224.

Kowalewski, Stephen A. 2012 Two Metaphors and a Myth. Soocial Evolution & History 11(2):64-67.

Kowalewski, Stephen A., and Luis Barba Pingarrón 2012 Ignacio Bernal en Coixtlahuaca. In Homenaje a Ignacio Bernal, edited by Nelly M.Robles García, pp. 57-68. Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, México, D.F.

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