Sarah Van Oss is a second-year archaeology student studying the ancient Maya. Her current research interests center on ancient urbanism, placemaking, and political systems. She has worked She received her B.A. in archaeology and art history from the College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio graduating Summa Cum Laude. She has been working with the El Perú-Waka’ Archaeological Project in Guatemala since 2015. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Lambda Alpha.