Elizabeth Klarich is a Latin American archaeologist, Assistant Professor of Anthropology specializing in Andean prehistory, with a regional focus on the Lake Titicaca Basin of Peru and Bolivia. Her theoretical interests include the origins of inequality, the development of early cities, the nature of leadership strategies and the role of prehistory in modern identity politics. In addition to years of field experience in the Andes, Klarich has worked on archaeological projects in northern Spain, the American Southwest, coastal California and northern Sudan. As a Five College faculty member, she also teaches courses at Mount Holyoke College each fall semester and at Amherst College each spring semester.
Part of CLACS' Andean Project Lecture Series