Nicoletta Maestri

  • Doctoral candidate in Mesoamerican archaeology at the University of California, Riverside, where she is collaborating with Mexican¬†scholars working in the Maya area, and excavating a site in the region of Palenque
  • Extensive fieldwork experience in Italy, the Near East, and throughout Mesoamerica
  • Member of the Society for American Archaeology¬†

Experience

Nicoletta Maestri is a former writer for ThoughtCo, who contributed stories on a variety of architectural topics. She has excavated in Italy, the Near East, and throughout Mesoamerica. She has presented several professional papers in Mexico and Europe about the relation of pre-Columbian societies with their environment, especially the Zoque culture of Southwest Mexico. For her doctoral dissertation, she is collaborating with Mexican scholars working in the Maya area, and excavating a site in the region of Palenque.

Education

Nicoletta has a BA in Humanities from the University of Bologna, Italy, and an MA in Anthropology from the University of California, Riverside, where she is currently completing her PhD.

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