2019-present Chris Wai. Investigates Andean forts, ritual violence, and warfare in ancient Peru
2018-present Kyle Shaw-Muller. Studies household archaeology and the politics of the everyday among the ancient Moche of Peru.
2018-present Madeline Fyles. Plans to investigate the effects of environmental change on ritual practices and constructions of landscape
2015-present Branden Rizzuto. Undertaking research on Moche metallurgy (co-supervision, Edward Banning).
2013-present Aleksa Alaica, has conducted research on human-animal relations in ancient Peru. Awarded SSHRC CGS-D.
2013-present Stephen Berquist, has conducted research on changing perceptions of the environment and landscape between the Inka and colonial period in Northern Peru.
Anna Guengerich (2014) (University of Chicago). Received PhD in 2014 (co-chair with Francois Richard).
Guy Duke (2016) Dissertation Title: Consuming Identity: Community and Culinary Practices in the Late Moche Jequetepeque Valley, Peru
Camila Guarim (2018) Dissertation Title: Regional Complementarity, Political Decentralization, and Place-making in the Northern Region of the Tapajós National Forest Reservation, Lower Amazon, Brazil
Spence Morrow, Giles (2019) Dissertation Title: Scaling the Huaca: Constructing Space, Time, and Identity at the Late Moche Ceremonial Centre of Huaca Colorada, Jequetepeque Valley, Peru
Harris, Andrew (2020) Dissertation Title: Early Theravāda Place-Making in the Shadow of Mount Meru: Negotiating the Architecture, Space, and Landscape of “Buddhist Terraces”/Praḥ Vihār at Angkor Thom, Cambodia c. 13th-16th Centuries
Yasui, Emma (2021) Dissertation Title: Tools to Live by: Starch Grain Analysis on Jomon Period Ground Stone from Southern Hokkaido, Japan
2018-present Rachel Schloss. Interested in the technologies of adobe brick manufacture in the ancient North Coast of Peru.
2018-present Maryssa Barras. Investigating the intersection of ritual violence and gender ideologies in ancient Mesoamerica.
2016-2018 Madeline Fyles. Thesis Title: The Ocean and the Priestess: An Examination of El Niño Symbolism in Moche Iconography
2015-2017 Thomas Blennerhassett. Thesis Title: Ritual feasting and Fluid Ethnogenesis at Huaca Colorada, Peru
2014-2016 Niamh Curran. M.Sc. Thesis Title: The Archaeology of Ritual in Contact Zones: Place-Making, Landscapes, and Life-ways on the North Coast of Peru 2014-2016
2014-2016 Amanda Sinclair. M.Sc. Thesis Title: Shaping Subjects from Stone: Land, Labour & Masonry in Tiwanaku & Tahuantinsuyo
2011-2013 Sally Lynch. M.Sc. Thesis Title: A Ceramic Based Analysis of Feasting and Power at the Moche Site of Huaca Colorada.
2009-2011 Katrina Gataveckas. M.Sc. Thesis Title: Landscape, Household, and Gender in Late Moche Jequetepeque: A View from the Ceremonial Centre of Huaca Colorada SSHRC PGS-M.
2020-present Alannagh Maciw. Plans to conduct investigations on household ritual in the ancient Andes and South Asia (co-supervisor, Dr. Heather Miller).
2020-present Alicia Yuan. Plans research on embodiment and Moche ceramic figurines.
2018-2019 Christopher Wai. Conducting research on Andean fortifications and warfare.
2017-2019 Sigrid Freser. Politics of the past in Colombia
2016-2017 Jose Gutierrez. Thesis Title: Empire in Microcosm: Debating the Political and Religious History of the Inca Usnu.
2015-2016 Julia Earle. Masters Research Paper Title: Shaping Subjects from Stone: Land, Labour & Masonry in Tiwanaku & Tahuantinsuyo
2012-2013 Katrina Joosten. Masters Research Paper Title: Archaeology’s Virtual: The Micropolitics of Envisioning Time (co-supervision with Lena Mortensen).
2009-2010 Michael Taylor. Masters Research Paper Title: Late Preceramic Monumental Architecture on the Central Coast of Peru: Social Space as Conceived, Perceived, and Lived.
2005-2006 Marijke Maurine Stoll. MA Paper Title: Blood in the Sacred Water: Space, Place and the Practice of Sacrifice at the Templo Mayor. University of Chicago. Masters of Arts Program in the Social Sciences.
2005-2006 Lindy Rae Falvey. MA Paper Title: Continuity of Burial Practices Across the Millennia: The Development of Moche. University of Chicago, Masters of Arts Program in the Social Sciences.