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Lisa J Lucero

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Contact Information

Department of Anthropology
607 S Mathews Ave.
M/C 148
Urbana, IL 61801
Professor

Research Interests

Classic Maya, ritual, political power, climate change, sustainability

Education

Ph.D., UCLA, 1994

Awards and Honors

AAAS Fellow
President, Archaeology Division, American Anthropological Association (2017-2019)

Additional Campus Affiliations

Professor, Anthropology
Professor, Program in Medieval Studies
Professor, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Professor, Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment

Recent Publications

Lucero, L. J. (2023). Ancient Maya reservoirs, constructed wetlands, and future water needs. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 120(42), Article e2306870120. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2306870120

Crumley, C. L., Murphy, J. T., Hritz, C., Isendahl, C., Nijhuis, S., Lucero, L. J., Meunier, J., Ostovar, P., Reichel, C., Scarborough, V. L., Sulas, F., & Thurston, T. L. (2022). If the Past Teaches, What Does the Future Learn? Ancient Urban Regions and the Durable Future. TU Delft. https://bookrxiv.com/index.php/b/catalog/view/32/71/278

Larmon, J. T., Lucero, L. J., & Valdez, Jr., F. (Eds.) (2022). Sustainability and Water Management in the Maya World and Beyond. University Press of Colorado. https://www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctv2jsh049

Coningham, R., & Lucero, L. J. (2021). Urban Infrastructure, Climate Change, Disaster and Risk: Lessons from the Past for the Future. Journal of the British Academy, 9(s8), 79-114. https://doi.org/10.5871/jba/009s8.079

Lucero, L. J., & Gonzalez Cruz, J. (2020). Reconceptualizing Urbanism: Insights From Maya Cosmology. Frontiers in Sustainable Cities, 2(1), 1-15. Article 1. https://doi.org/10.3389/frsc.2020.00001

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