Diploma for local communities
Settlement of the Americas
Traditional Forest Livelihoods
Mapping Ancient Earthworks
From the grass collection
Phytoliths of Oryza latifolia
Amazonian Dark Earths
Human-made tropical soils
Je Landscapes of Southern Brazil and Argentina
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.