National Lecture Program

AIA Lecturer: Holley Moyes

Affiliation: University of California, Merced

Holly Moyes is Assistant Professor  with the University of California at Merced, and holds her degrees from Florida Atlantic University  (M.A.) and the State University of New York at Buffalo (Ph.D.).  Her areas of specialization are Mesoamerica and the archaeology of religion, cave archaeology, sacred spaces, spatial analysis, the use of GIS in archaeology, the dynamics of complex societies, leadership strategies, and humans and the environment.  She has conducted extensive fieldwork in Belize and the U.S.  Southwest.  Her most recent publications include “The Ancient Maya Drought Cult: Late Classic Cave Use in Belize” (with J.J. Awe, G. Brook and J. Webster, 2009, Latin American Antiquity).


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