AIA Lecturer: Miriam Stark
Miriam Stark is a Professor with the Department of Anthropology at University of Hawai’i at Manoa; she holds her degrees from the University of Arizona (Ph.D.) and the University of Michigan. Her research interests are in Southeast Asia archaeology, particularly the archaeology of Cambodia with a focus on political economy, settlement archaeology, and state formation. She has supported her Cambodian archaeological field research since 1996 through multiple external grants. She currently co-directs the Lower Mekong Archaeological Project and the Greater Angkor Project; she is also a Partner Investigator with the Khmer Production and Exchange Project. Her publication record includes articles, chapters, and several edited volumes, including An Archaeology of Asia (Wiley-Blackwell, 2005) and Cultural Transmission and Material Culture: Breaking Down Boundaries (with B. Bowser and L. Horne; 2008; University of Arizona Press).