Barbara E. Borg

Associate Professor of Anthropology


Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Missouri-Columbia
Dissertation:  "Ethnohistory of the Sacatepéquez Cakchiquel Maya, ca. 1450 -1690 A.D."
M.A., Anthropology, University of Iowa
Thesis: "Archaeological Whitewares of the Teotihuacán Valley, Mexico."
B.Mus., Violin, University of Iowa

Research Interests

  • Latin American Ethnohistory
  • Historical Archaeology: Mesoamerica, U.S. Midwest, U.S. Southeast
  • Archaeology of complex societies/Mesoamerican Archaeology
  • Cultural Ecology/Historical Geography
  • Anthropology of Gender

Courses Taught

  • ANTH 101:  Introduction to Anthropology
  • ANTH 202:  Introduction to Archaeology
  • ANTH 319:  Historical Archaeology
  • ANTH 328:  Aztecs, Maya and Their Ancestors
  • ANTH 329:  Special Topics - Indestructible Maya
  • ANTH 346:  Anthropology of Gender
  • ANTH 493:  Field School