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Joel Palka

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Associate Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 2402
Biography

Joel Palka is an associate professor in the School of Human Evolution and Social Change. He is an archaeologist, anthropologist, and ethnohistorian of indigenous religions, art, and cross-cultural contact in Mexico and Central America. He has received grants from the National Science Foundation, National Geographic, and National Endowment for the Humanities, and he has written the books "Unconquered Lacandon Maya" and "Maya Pilgrimage to Ritual Landscapes."

Education

Ph.D. Vanderbilt University

Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 350Anthropology and Art
ASB 484Internship
ASB 590Reading and Conference