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IU Bloomington

Elizabeth Konwest

Center for the Study of Global Change

Expert Bio

Eli Konwest is the director of the Center for the Study of Global Change at IU Bloomington. She previously held positions or teaching appointments with the World Archaeological Congress, IU’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, IU’s Global Village, the IU Department of Anthropology and the America Program for Zhejiang University.

Her other research interests focus on the pre-Hispanic and early Colonial period archaeology of Mexico, particularly community identity during the Postclassic period (A.D. 900-1500) in Oaxaca.

She received her M.A. and Ph.D. in anthropology.

Areas of Expertise

Mesoamerican archaeology, internationalization of higher education, outreach.