Scarborough, Vernon L(ee)

views updated


SCARBOROUGH, Vernon L(ee). American, b. 1950. Genres: Anthropology/Ethnology, Archaeology/Antiquities. Career: Southern Methodist University, Ft Burgwin Research Center, Taos, NM, surveyor, 1979, instructor, 1980; University of Texas at El Paso, lecturer in anthropology, 1983-88, director of Anapra Archaeological Field School, 1983; University of Cincinnati, OH, assistant professor, 1988-92, associate professor, 1992-99, director of graduate studies, 1989-90, professor of anthropology, 1999-. University of Khartoum, lecturer, 1981-82, director of Sarorab Archaeological Field School, 1982; University of Alabama and University of Texas at El Paso, Center for Inter-American and Border Studies, lecturer, 1983; University of Peshawar, Fulbright professor, 1986; School of American Research, Santa Fe, resident scholar, 1994-95. Archaeological field work at the University of Oregon, Eastern New Mexico University, and Southern Methodist University, 1970-75; Bureau of Land Management, archaeologist for site inventory in southwestern Montana, 1974, and archaeological survey in Boulder, MT, 1975; Butana Archaeological Project, surveyor, 1982; Jebel Marra Archaeological Project, director, 1982; Meyer Pithouse Project, director, 1983-85; Ancient Pakistani Water Systems Reconnaissance, investigator, 1986; Texas Highway Dept survey and major excavation program, Hueco Bolson, co-director, 1987-88; Kichpanha Archaeological Project, surveyor, 1990; Ancient Maya Water Management Project, director, 1991-98; Ancient Balinese Water Systems Project, co-director; Cincinnati Art Museum, coorganizer of Maya Lecture Series, 1992; consultant. Publications: Archaeology at Cerros, Belize, Central America: The Settlement System in a Late Preclassic Maya Community, Vol. 3, 1991; The Flow of Power, 2003. EDITOR: (with D.R. Wilcox, and contrib.) The Mesoamerican Ballgame, 1991; (with B.L. Isaac, and contrib.) Economic Aspects of Water Management in the Prehispanic New World, 1993; (with F. Valdez and N. Dunning) Heterarchy, Political Economy, and the Ancient Maya. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles and reviews to archaeology and anthropology journals. Address: Dept of Anthropology, Mail Location 380, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]