Publications

  • “Mesoamerican Horizons and the Cultural Transformation of Maya Civilization.” In: Latin American Horizons: Symposium at Dumbarton Oaks, 11-12 October 1986. Ed. D. Rice. Washington, DC: Dumbarton Oaks, 1993.[co-authored with Arthur A. Demarest]
  • “Changing Ceramic Production and Exchange in the Petexbatun Region, Guatemala: Reconsidering the Classic Maya Collapse.” Ancient Mesoamerica, 1997 [co-authored with R. L. Bishop].
  • “La Vida a la Orilla del Colapso: Resultados de la Primera Temporada del Proyecto Arqueologico La Amelia, Peten.” Utz’ib 2(5): 1-19. Asociacion Tikal, Guatemala City, 1998.
  • “Kaminaljuyú.” In The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures, ed. by David Carrasco and William Fash. Oxford University Press, New York, 2000.
  • “At the Crossroads: The Economic Basis of Political Power in the Petexbatun Region, Southwest Peten, Guatemala.” Ancient Maya Political Economy, edited by M. Masson and D. Freidel, pp. 223-248. Altamira Press, 2002.
  • “Perspectivas Teóricas en las Dinámicas del Estado Clasico Maya: Resultados Preliminares del Proyecto Arqueologico Motul de San Jose, 1998-2001.” Mayab no. 16: 15-32. Sociedad Espanola de Estudios Mayas: Madrid, Spain, 2003.
  • “The Past and Future of Maya Ceramic Studies.” In Continuities and Changes in Maya Archaeology: Perspectives at the Millennium, edited by Charles Golden and Greg Borgstede, pp. 143-175. Routledge Press: New York, 2004.
  • Geographies of Power: Understanding the Nature of Terminal Classic Pottery in the Maya Lowlands. British Archaeological Reports (BAR) International Series No. 1447. Archaeopress: Oxford, 2005. [co-edited with Sandra Lopez Varela]
  • “Fine Paste Wares and the Terminal Classic in the Petexbatun and Pasion Regions, Peten, Guatemala.” In Geographies of Power: Understanding the Nature of Terminal Classic Pottery in the Maya Lowlands, edited by S.L. Lopez Varela and A. Foias. British Archaeological Reports (BAR) International Series No. 1447, pp. 23-40. Archaeopress: Oxford, 2005.
  • “Pots, Sherds and Glyphs: Pottery Production and Exchange in the Petexbatun Polity, Peten, Guatemala.” In Pottery Economics in Mesoamerica, edited by C. A. Pool and G. J. Bey III, pp. 212-236. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, Arizona, 2007. [with Ronald L. Bishop]
  • “Ritual, Politics and Pottery Economies in the Classic Maya Southern Lowlands.” In Mesoamerican Ritual Economy: Archaeological and Ethnological Perspectives, ed. by E. Christian Wells and Karla L. Davis-Salazar, pp 167-194. University of Colorado Press, Boulder, Colorado, 2007.
  • Ceramics, Production and Exchange in the Petexbatun Region: The Economic Parameters of the Classic Maya Collapse. VIMA Petexbatun Monograph Series. Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, in press [with contributions by Ronald L. Bishop].