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Faculty Profile

Carolyn R Freiwald

Sociology & Anthropology
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ANTHROPOLOGY
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544 LAMAR HALL
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-6544
Joined UM: August 16, 2012

Areas of Expertise

  • ANTHROPOLOGY
  • ARCHAEOLOGY, MEXICO AND CENTRAL AMERICA
  • HISTORY

Brief Bio

I received my PhD and MS from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Anthropology, entering graduate school after earning a BA in History and International Relations in the great Badger State. Historic architecture � old buildings and ruins � have always fascinated me, so the allure of 19th century buildings eventually turned my curiosity about the past into a job where I get to solve mysteries about ancient people every day. I study ancient Latin American civilizations and have ongoing research projects in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and Honduras, though I have also worked on archaeology projects in the Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Panama, Romania, Denmark, and the Upper Midwest and Mississippi.

Degrees

BA
History
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN/ MADISON, WISCONSIN (1989)
MS
Anthropology
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN/ MADISON, WISCONSIN (2004)
PhD
Anthropology
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN/ MADISON, WISCONSIN (2011)

Committee Memberships

University Standing Committee

Awards

College of Liberal Arts New Scholar Award
2019