Marc, current presient of the Albuquerque Archaeological Society (AAS), has offered to advise our exhibit planning group as we proeed to plan interionr exhibits for the Interpretive Center. He has a B.A. in anthropology from University of Colorado, Boulder, and an M.A. in anthropology form the Universidad de las Americas, Mexico. His thesis documented the discovery and analysis of a stone ax manufacturing cottage industry at the Classic Maya site of Becan, Campeche, Mexico. He was awarded a Ph.D from the Department of Archaeology, the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. His dissertation, Mimbres Iconology: analysis and Interpretation of Figurative Motifs, was a study of imagery in Mimbres Black-on-white bowls and comparative icons in other PreColumbian media. Marc has conducted field work and directed projects in Mexico, Belize, Canada, as well as New Mexico, Texas, Wyoming, Montana and California. He has taught graduate, undergraduate and continuing education coureses in Mexico, Canada and the United States.
After more that a decade, Marc retired as director of the El Paso Museum of Archaeology, and adjunct professor of anthropology, the University of Texas at El Paso. He is currently a research affiliate with the Maxwell Museum of Anthorpology, University of New Mexico.
We are pleased to have him working with our exhibit committee.
A pause for a picture with Linda Cordell after working on the trail...