Ashley Sharpe


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Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
ATT: Ashley Sharpe
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Education and Degrees

2016 Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Florida. Dissertation: A Zooarchaeological Perspective on the Formation of Maya States.

2011 M.A., Anthropology, University of Florida Master’s Thesis: Beyond Capitals and Kings: A Comparison of Animal Resource Use among Ten Late Classic Maya Sites.

2009 B.A., Archaeology, Minor in Biology, Magna cum Laude, Boston University Senior Honors Thesis: From Ritual to Rubbish: The Maya Zooarchaeological Record from San Bartolo, El Petén, Guatemala.

Selected Bibliography

Sharpe, Ashley E., George D. Kamenov, Adrian Gilli, David A. Hodell, Kitty F. Emery, Mark Brenner, and John Krigbaum. 2016. Lead (Pb) Isotope Baselines for Studies of Ancient Human Migration and Trade in the Maya Region. PLOS ONE 11(11):e0164871.

Emery, Kitty, Erin Thornton, Ashley Sharpe, Petra Cunningham-Smith, Lisa Duffy, and Brandon McIntosh. 2016. Testing osteometric and morphological methods for turkey species determination in Maya faunal assemblages. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports.

Sharpe, Ashley E., and Kitty F. Emery. 2015. Differential animal use within three Late Classic Maya states: Implications for politics and trade. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 40:280–301.

Sharpe, Ashley E. 2014. A Reexamination of the Birds in the Central Mexican Codices. Ancient Mesoamerica 25(2):317–336.

Sharpe, Ashley E., William A. Saturno, and Kitty F. Emery. 2014. Shifting Patterns of Maya Social Complexity through Time: Preliminary Zooarchaeological Results from San Bartolo, Guatemala. In Animals and Inequality in the Ancient World, edited by Sue Ann McCarty and Benjamin Arbuckle, pp. 85–106. University of Colorado Press, Boulder.