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Payson Sheets

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Research Keywords

  • Anthropology

Research Summary

My research focuses on sudden massive stresses on ancient societies from Mexico to Panama, and how they react to them.  The societies range from small egalitarian groups to states and empires.   The stresses are provided by explosive volcanic eruptions.


Payson Sheets's resumé/CV is available here.

Primary Affiliation

University of Colorado, Boulder
Full Professor
Anthropology, CU, UCB 233
United States of America

Phone: 303 492 7302

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