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2008 Faculty & Staff News

Dr. Walter Witschey led a guided tour March 8-19 of ancient Maya sites in Mexico, Guatemala and Belize

March 21, 2008

Dr. Walter Witschey, Professor of Anthropology and Science Education, led a guided tour March 8-19 of ancient Maya sites in Mexico, Guatemala and Belize. The trip, called The Maya World: Modern Discoveries and Ancient Ruins, included introductory lectures covering topics from site archaeology to hieroglyphs and calendrics that highlighted the ecology, modern socio-political realities, and Pre-Hispanic and Colonial history of the Maya World. Jennifer Sheeler, Lecturer in English, took part in the trip.