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Team Members

Project Directors
 

Dr. Marcello A. Canuto
M.A.R.I. / Tulane University
mcanuto@tulane.edu
Project Co-Director

 

Dr. Tomás Barrientos Q.
Universidad del Valle Guatemala
tbarrientos@uvg.edu.gt
Project Co-Director

Administrative Staff
 

Analy Montenegro
Centro Universitario de Peten de la Universidad de San Carlos
lacorona.project@gmail.com
Project Administrator

Marissa López
Universidad del Valle Guatemala
lab.lacorona.project@gmail.com
Northwest Causeway excavations
Lab administrator

Professional Staff
 

Dr. David Stuart
University of Texas at Austin
davidstuart@austin.utexas.edu
Project Epigrapher

Dr. Ernesto Arredondo
Universidad del Valle de Guatemala
necomaya@yahoo.com
El Achiotal research program

Dr. Clarissa Cagnato
Université de Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
ccagnato@wustl.edu
Project archaeobotanist

Dr. Rachel A. Horowitz
Appalachian State University
horowitzra@appstate.edu
Project lithicist (chert and obsidian)

Dr. Chloé Andrieu
CNRS
andrieuchloe@gmail.com
Project lithicist (jade)

Dr. Diana Fridberg
Washington University in St. Louis
dfridberg@wustl.edu
Project faunal analyst

Francisco Saravia
Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala
Project ceramicist

Martin Asturias
GMAPro TV
martin@gmaprotv.com
Project videographer

Doctoral Students
 

Luke Auld-Thomas
Tulane University
lauldtho@tulane.edu
El Achiotal research program

David Chatelain
Tulane University
dchatela@tulane.edu
La Cariba research program

Kirsty Escalante
Tulane University
kescalan@tulane.edu
Northwest Causeway excavations

Caroline Parris
Tulane University
cparris@tulane.edu
Project ceramicist

Erin Patterson
Tulane University
epatters@tulane.edu
Project osteologist

Jocelyne Ponce
Tulane University
jponcest@tulane.edu
El Jobillo research program

Undergraduate Students
 

Alejandro González
Universidad del Valle de Guatemala
Coronitas excavations

Francisco Pérez
Universidad del Valle de Guatemala
Stela 1 group excavations

Alejandra González
Universidad del Valle de Guatemala
Palace excavations

Past Members
 

Dr. Mary Jane Acuña
El Achiotal research program

Dr. Joanne Baron
Coronitas excavations

María Antonieta Cajas
Las Coronitas Excavations

Camilo Álvarez
Main Plaza Excavations

José Eduardo Bustamante
Palace Excavations

Carlos Chiriboga
Regional settlement survey

Dr. Anabella Coronado-Ruiz
Palace Excavations

Dr. Yann Desailly-Chanson
Main Plaza excavations

Lic. Carlos Enrique Fernández
Las Coronitas Excavations

Dr. Erlend Johnson
Regional Settlement Survey

Elisandro Garza
Las Coronitas Excavations

Licda. Erika Gómez
Main Plaza Excavations

Lic. Melvin Rodrigo Guzmán Piedrasanta
Mapping and Local Survey

Mary Kate Kelly
Documentation of Monuments

Rony López
Main Plaza Excavations

Lic. Christopher Martínez
Main Plaza Excavations

Lic. Mauro Montejo
El Achiotal Excavations

Camilo Nájera
Las Coronitas Excavations

Evan Parker
Regional settlement survey

Jorge Pontaza
El Caballito Excavations

Licda. Andrea Rojas
Residential Group Excavations

Borislava Simova
Main Plaza Excavations

Antolín Velásquez López
Main Plaza Excavations

Lic. Carlos Gilberto Cruz
El Achiotal Excavations

Pablo Estrada
El Achiotal Excavations

Licda. Ana Cristina Guirola
Main Plaza Excavations

Bruce Love
Documentation of Monuments

Alejandro Gillot
Las Guacamayas Excavations

Dr. Stanley Guenter
Main Plaza Excavations

Emily Kate
Osteological Analysis

Dr. Maxime Lamoureux St.-Hilaire
Palace Excavations

Dr. Damien Marken
Mapping and Local Survey

Leticia Miguel
Las Coronitas Excavations

Lic. Ruben Morales Forte
Palace Excavations

Licda. Liliana Padilla
Palace Excavations

Licda. Divina Perla
Las Coronitas Excavations

Licda. Alejandra Roche
Lithic Analysis

Licda. Andrea Sandoval
Chemical Analyses

Olga Slowing
Main Plaza Excavations