Settlement of the Americas
Traditional Forest Livelihoods
Mapping Ancient Earthworks
Plants domestication and agricultural dispersals
Amazonian Dark Earths
Human-made tropical soils
Je Landscapes of Southern Brazil and Argentina
New Exeter exhibition at the tropical forest biome of Eden Project
Call for proposals to the VI EIAA, September 2024, San José de Guaviare, Colombia.
With an initiative funded by UKRI Translational Funds -Open Innovation Platform we have written and donated 250 books for the Vereda de Cerro Azul community in Guaviare.
I am an Archaeologist and Archaeobotanist with a strong track record of research on human environmental interactions, the development of agricultural economies, and the emergence of complex societies in lowland South and Central America.
I currently direct the University of Exeter Archaeobotany and Paleoecology Laboratory and I’m member of the Centre for the Archaeology of the Americas and the HUMANE research group.
My research has extensive visibility in international media including BBC, National Geographic, New Scientist, Scientific American to mention a few.