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2013    Preliminary Investigations at Sonzapote, Zapatera Island/Investigaciones Preliminares en Sonzapote, Isla Zapatera (with Oscar Pavon Sanchez and Ligia Galeano Rueda).  Mi Museo y Vos 26: 5-13.

2013    Feathered Serpents of Pacific Nicaragua/Serpientes Emplumadas del Pacifico de Nicaragua (with Jessica Manion).  Mi Museo y Vos 26: 19-24.

2013    Ethnogenesis and Hybridity in Proto-Historic Period Nicaragua (with Carrie Dennett).  Archaeological Review from Cambridge 28(1): 189-212.  

2013    Garden Cities of Pacific Nicaragua.  Mi Museo y Vos 24: 13-19.

2012    Canadian Contributions to Mesoamerican Gender Studies (with Sharisse McCafferty).  Canadian Journal of Archaeology 36: 67-81.

2012    Canadian Institutions and Lower Central American Archaeology: An Historical Overview of Research along the Southern Mesoamerican Periphery (with Carrie Dennett).  Canadian Journal of Archaeology 36: 51-66.

2012    Feathered Serpents, Pulquerias, and Indian Sedition in Colonial Cholula.  In Fanning the Sacred Flame: Mesoamerican Studies in Honor of H.B. Nicholson, edited by Matthew A. Boxt and Brian Dervin Dillon, pp. 425-438.  Unversity Press of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

2012    As the Whorl Turns: Function and Meaning in Mesoamerican Textile Production (with Sharisse McCafferty). Oxford Handbook of Mesoamerican Archaeology, edited by Deborah Nichols and Christopher Pool, pp. 628-638.  Oxford University Press, NY.

2012    Mesoamerica’s Southern Frontier (with Fabio Esteban Amador, Silvia Salgado, and Carrie Dennett).  Oxford Handbook of Mesoamerican Archaeology, edited by Deborah Nichols and Christopher Pool, pp. 83-105.  Oxford University Press, NY. 

2012    Granada Red Ware Ceramics (with Carrie L. Dennett and Ronald Bishop).  Mi Museo y Vos 22: 7-11.

2012    Treasures of the Archaeology Department Museum, University of Calgary.  Mi Museo y Vos 22: 12-15.

2012    Technicas para el Analisis Ceramico: Ejemplos de Nicaragua (with Carrie L. Dennett, William Glanzman, and Larry L. Steinbrenner).  Mi Museo y Vos 21: 5-13.

2012    Ollas en forma de zapato tipo Sacasa Estriado: funcion y significado (with Sharisse McCafferty).  Mi Museo y Vos 20:5-17.

2011  Etnicidad chorotega en la frontera sur de Mesoamerica.   La Universidad 14-15: 91-112.  Universidad de El Salvador.

2011    El Renacimiento de la Arqueología en Nicaragua/The Renaissance of Nicaraguan Archaeology.  In Cerámica Prehispánica del Pacífico de Nicaragua, edited by Nora Zambrana Lacayo, pp. 8-11.  Mi Museo, Granada, Nicaragua.
2011  Preliminary ceramic compositional analysis from the La Arenera site, Pacific Nicaragua (with Carrie Dennett and Lorelei Platz).  La Universidad 14-15: 373-397.  Universidad de El Salvador.

2011    Bling Things: Ornamentation and Identity in Pacfic Nicaragua (with Sharisse McCafferty).  In Identity Crisis: Approaches to the Archaeology of Identity, edited by Lindsay Amundsen-Meyer, Nichole Engel, and Sean Pickering, pp 243-252.   Proceedings from the 40th Annual Chacmool Conference, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.

2011    The Archaeology of Death on the Shore of Lake Nicaragua (with Sacha Wilke and Brett Watson). In Identity Crisis: Approaches to the Archaeology of Identity, edited by Lindsay Amundsen-Meyer, Nichole Engel, and Sean Pickering, pp.  . Proceedings from the 40th Annual Chacmool Conference, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.

2009 Crafting the Body Beautiful: Performing Social Identity at Santa Isabel, Nicaragua (with Sharisse D. McCafferty). In Mesoamerican Figurines: Small-Scale Indices of Large-Scale Social Phenomena, edited by Christina T. Halperin, Katherine A. Faust, Rhonda Taube, and Aurore Giguet, pp. 183-204. University Press of Florida Press, Gainesville. Peer-reviewed book chapter

2009    De-Colónizing Malintzin.  In Postcolonial Perspectives in Archaeology: Proceedings from the 39th Annual Chacmool Conference, edited by Peter Bikoulis, Dominic Lacroix, and Meaghan Peuramaki-Brown, pp. 183-192.  The Chacmool Archaeological Association, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB. Non-peer reviewed book chapter

2009    Hierarchy, Heterarchy, and the Role of Women in Social Complexification.  In Que(e)rying Archaeology: Proceedings of the 37th Annual Chacmool Conference, edited by Susan Terendy, Natasha Lyons, and Michelle Janse-Smekal, pp. 21-28.  The Chacmool Archaeological Association of the University of Calgary, Calgary, AB. Non-peer-reviewed book chapter

2009      Alternative and Ambiguous Gender Identities in Postclassic Central Mexico (with Sharisse D. McCafferty). In Que(e)rying Archaeology: Proceedings of the 37th Annual Chacmool Conference, edited by Susan Terendy, Natasha Lyons, and Michelle Janse-Smekal, pp. 196-206.  The Chacmool Archaeological Association of the University of Calgary, Calgary, AB. Non-peer-reviewed book chapter

2008 Domestic Practice in Postclassic Santa Isabel, Nicaragua. Latin American Antiquity 19(1): 64-82. Peer reviewed journal article

2008 Spinning and Weaving Tools from Santa Isabel, Nicaragua (with Sharisse McCafferty). Ancient Mesoamerica 19(1): 143-156. Peer reviewed journal article

2008 Altepetl: Cholula's Great Pyramid as Water Mountain. In Flowing through Time, edited by Larry Steinbrenner, Beau Cripps, Metaxia Georgopoulos, and Jim Carr, pp. 20-25. The Chacmool Archaeological Association of the University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.

2008 Back to the Womb: Caves, Sweatbaths, and Sacred Water in Ancient Mesoamerica (with Sharisse D. McCafferty). In Flowing through Time, edited by Larry Steinbrenner, Beau Cripps, Metaxia Georgopoulos, and Jim Carr, pp. 26-33. The Chacmool Archaeological Association of the University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.

2007 So What Else is New? A Cholula-centric Perspective on Lowland/Highland Interaction in the Classic/ Postclassic Transition. In Twin Tollans: Chichén Itzá, Tula, and the Epiclassic to Early Postclassic Mesoamerican World, edited by Jeff Karl Kowalski and Cynthia Kristan-Graham, pp.449-481. Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections, Washington, D.C. Peer reviewed book chapter

2007 Altar Egos: Domestic Ritual and Social Identity in Postclassic Cholula, Mexico. In Commoner Ritual and Ideology in Ancient Mesoamerica, edited by Nancy Gonlin and Jon C. Lohse, pp. 213-250. University of Colorado Press, Boulder, CO. Peer reviewed book chapter

2007 Ancient Cities of Mesoamerica (with Meaghan Peuramaki-Brown). Western Humanities Review 61 (3): 100-111. Non peer reviewed journal article

2007 Guerreras: El Papel de las Mujeres en la Guerra Prehispanica (with Sharisse D. McCafferty). Expresión Antropológica, Nueva Epoca, 29. Non peer reviewed journal article

2007 X-ray Diffraction Analysis of Greater Nicoya Ceramics (with Jillian Logee and Larry Steinbrenner). La Tinaja: A Newsletter of Archaeological Ceramics 18:12-17. Non peer reviewed article

2007 Seriation. Encyclopedia of Archaeology, edited by Deborah Pearsall. Elsevier Press. Peer reviewed encyclopedia chapter

2007 "Teotihuacan," "Cholula," "Tenochtitlan," "Alfonso Caso," and "Ignacio Bernal." In The Illustrated World Encyclopedia of Archaeology, edited by Paul Bahn. Lorenz Books, London. Non peer reviewed book chapters.

2006 Re-encuentro con Santa Isabel: Observaciones preliminares sobre un sitio del periódo Sapoá en el suroeste de Nicaragua (with Larry Steinbrenner and Deepika Fernandez). Vínculos; Revista de Antropología del Museo Nacional de Costa Rica 29 (1-2):17-31. Non peer reviewed article

2006 Weaving Space: Textile Imagery and Landscape in the Mixtec Codices (with Sharisse D. McCafferty). In Space and Spatial Analysis in Archaeology, edited by Elizabeth C. Robertson, Jeffrey D. Seibert, Deepika C. Fernandez, and Marc U. Zender, pp. 333-341. Proceedings of the 34th Annual Chacmool Conference, University of Calgary Press, Calgary, AB. Peer reviewed book chapter

2006 Boys and Girls Interrupted: Mortuary Evidence of Children from Postclassic Cholula, Puebla (with Sharisse D. McCafferty). In The Social Experience of Childhood in Ancient Mesoamerica, edited by Traci Ardren and Scott R. Hutson, pp. 25-52. University Press of Colorado, Boulder, CO. Peer reviewed book chapter

2006 The Painted Murals of Cholula: A Contextual Perspective (with Citlalli Reynoso Ramos, Amy Jordan, and Kathryn Reese-Taylor). La Tinaja: A Newsletter of Archaeological Ceramics 17:18-23. Non peer reviewed article

2005 The Meaning of the Mixteca-Puebla Stylistic Tradition on the Southern Periphery of Mesoamerica: The View from Nicaragua (with Larry Steinbrenner). In Art for Archaeology’s Sake: Material Culture and Style across the Disciplines Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Chacmool Conference, edited by Andrea Waters-Rist, Christine Cluny, Calla McNamee and Larry Steinbrenner. Pp.282-292 , The Archaeological Association of the University of Calgary, AB. Non peer reviewed chapter

2005 Buscando los Nahuas de Nicaragua ... Encontrando ???. In Proceedings of the Primero Congreso Arqueológico Centro Americano de El Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador. CD published by the Museo Nacional de Antropologia, San Salvador, El Salvador. Non peer reviewed chapter

2005 Chronological Implications for Greater Nicoya from the Santa Isabel Project, Nicaragua (with Larry Steinbrenner). Ancient Mesoamerica 16 (1):131-146. Peer reviewed journal article

2005 En Santa Isabel, Abren una Ventana de la Vida Cotidiana Prehispánica. Nicaraocalli 79:12-14. Non peer reviewed article

2005 Proponen Cambio en la Cronología Histórico Cultural de los Nicaraos (with Larry Steinbrenner). Nicaraocalli 79:15-16. Non peer reviewed article

2005 The Malinche Code: The Symbology of Female Discourse in Postclassic Mexico (with Sharisse D. McCafferty). http://metamedia.stanford.edu:3455/SeeingThePast/315 Non peer reviewed chapter

2004 El Genero como Proceso: Interpretaciones de Identidad basados en Restos Mortuarios Postclasicos de Cholula, Puebla (with Sharisse D. McCafferty). In La condición de las mujeres y las relaciones de género en Mesoamérica prehispanica. Proceedings of the Tercera Mesa de Estudios de Género, edited by María Rodríguez-Shadow. CD published by the Dirección de Etnología y Antropología Social, INAH, México D. F. Non peer reviewed chapter

2004 Guerreras: El Papel de Mujeres en la Guerra Prehispanica (with Sharisse D. McCafferty). In La condición de las mujeres y las relaciones de género en Mesoamérica prehispanica. Proceedings of the Tercera Mesa de Estudios de Género, edited by María Rodríguez-Shadow. CD published by the Dirección de Etnología y Antropología Social, INAH, México D. F. Non peer reviewed chapter

2003 Ethnic Conflict in Postclassic Cholula, Mexico. In Ancient Mesoamerican Warfare, edited by M.Kathryn Brown and Travis W. Stanton, pp. 219-244. Altamira Press, Walnut Creek, CA. Peer reviewed book chapter

2003 Questioning a Queen? A Gender-Informed Evaluation of Monte Alban’s Tomb 7 (with Sharisse D. McCafferty). In Ancient Queens: Archaeological Explorations, edited by Sarah Nelson, pp. 41-58. Altamira Press, Walnut Creek, CA. Peer reviewed book chapter

2002 "Early New World Cultures," "The Aztecs," "New World Pyramids," "Teotihuacan," and "The Templo Mayor." In Archaeology: The Definitive Guide, edited by Paul G. Bahn. Weldon Owen Publishing, McMahons Point, Australia. Non peer reviewed chapters

2001 Mesoamerican contributions to The Penguin Archaeology Guide, edited by Paul Bahn. Penguin Books, London, UK. Non peer reviewed contributions

2001 The Ceramics of Postclassic Cholula, Mexico: Typology and Seriation of Pottery from the UA-1 Domestic Compound. Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, Monograph 43, University of California, Los Angeles, CA.  Chapters 1-3  Chapter 4  Chapters 5-6

2001 Mountain of Heaven, Mountain of Earth: The Great Pyramid of Cholula as Sacred Landscape. In Landscape and Power in Ancient Mesoamerica, edited by Rex Koontz, Kathryn Reese-Taylor, and Annabeth Headrick, pp. 279-316. Westview Press, Boulder, CO. Peer reviewed book chapter

2001 Stamp-Bottom Bowls of Cholula Mexico (with Sergio Suárez Cruz). La Tinaja: A Newsletter of Archaeological Ceramics 13(2):4-10. Non peer reviewed article

2001 Cholula (Puebla, Mexico). In The Archaeology of Ancient Mexico and Central America: An Encyclopedia, edited by Susan Toby Evans and David L. Webster, pp. 138-142. Garland Publishing, New York, NY. Non peer reviewed article

2001 Gender Roles. In The Archaeology of Ancient Mexico and Central America: An Encyclopedia, edited by Susan Toby Evans and David L. Webster, pp. 288-292. Garland Publishing, New York, NY. Non peer reviewed article

2001 Cholula. In The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures: The Civilizations of Mexico and Central America, edited by David Carrasco, Vol. 1 pp. 202-206 Oxford University Press, New York, NY. Non peer reviewed article

2001 Mesoamerican Chronology: Classic Period (with Davíd Carrasco). In The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures: The Civilizations of Mexico and Central America, edited by David Carrasco, Vol. 2 pp. 243-248. Oxford University Press, New York, NY. Non peer reviewed article

2001 Cacaxtla: The Bird Woman. In The Archaeology Detectives: How We Know What We Know About the Past, edited by Paul Bahn, pp. 196-199. Reader’s Digest Illustrated Reference Books, Ivy Press, Lewes, East Sussex, England. Non peer reviewed book chapter

2000 Textile Production in Postclassic Cholula, Mexico (with Sharisse D. McCafferty). Ancient Mesoamerica. 11: 39-54. Peer reviewed journal article

2000 Tollan Cholollan and the Legacy of Legitimacy during the Classic/Postclassic Transition. In Mesoamerica’s Classic Heritage: From Teotihuacan to the Aztecs, edited by D. Carrasco, L. Jones, and S. Sessions, pp. 341-367. University Press of Colorado, Boulder, CO. Peer reviewed book chapter

2000 The Cholula Massacre: Factional Histories and Archaeology of the Spanish Conquest. In The Entangled Past: Integrating History and Archaeology edited by Matthew Boyd, John C. Erwin, and Mitch Hendrickson, pp. 347-359. Proceedings of the 30th Annual Chacmool Conference, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB. Non peer reviewed conference proceeding

2000 "Archaic Hunter-Gatherers," "Origins of Farming," "Formative Period Mesoamerica," "Classic Highland Civilizations," "Maya States of Central America," "The Postclassic Transformation," and "The Aztecs of Central Mexico." In The Atlas of World Archaeology, edited by Paul G. Bahn. Time-Life Books, London, UK. Non peer reviewed chapters

2000 "The Olmec ‘Fort Knox’," "Tomb 7:Shrine of a Mixtec Goddess," and "The Sacred Cenote of Chichen Itza." In Wonderful Things: Uncovering the World’s Great Archaeological Treasures, edited by Paul Bahn. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, UK. Non peer reviewed chapters

1999 The Metamorphosis of Xochiquetzal: A Window on Womanhood in Pre- and Post-Conquest Mexico (with Sharisse D. McCafferty). In Manifesting Power: Gender and the Interpretation of Power in Archaeology, edited by T. Sweely, pp. 103-125. Routledge Press, London, UK. Peer reviewed book chapter

1998 Spinning and Weaving as Female Gender Identity in Post-Classic Mexico (with Sharisse D. McCafferty). Reprinted in Reader in Gender Archaeology, edited by Kelley Hays-Gilpin and David S. Whitley, pp. 213-230. Routledge, London, UK. Peer reviewed book chapter

1996 The Ceramics and Chronology of Cholula, Mexico. Ancient Mesoamerica 7(2):299-323. Peer reviewed journal article

1996 Reinterpreting the Great Pyramid of Cholula, Mexico. Ancient Mesoamerica 7(1):1-17. Peer reviewed journal article

1994 The Conquered Women of Cacaxtla: Gender Identity or Gender Ideology? (with Sharisse D. McCafferty). Ancient Mesoamerica 5(2):159-172. Peer reviewed journal article

1994 The Mixteca-Puebla Stylistic Tradition at Early Postclassic Cholula. In Mixteca-Puebla: Discoveries and Research in Mesoamerican Art and Archaeology, edited by H.B. Nicholson and E. Qui ones Keber, pp. 53-78. Labyrinthos Press, Culver City, CA. Peer reviewed book chapter

1994 Engendering Tomb 7 at Monte Albán, Oaxaca: Respinning an Old Yarn (with Sharisse D. McCafferty). Current Anthropology 35(2):143-166. Peer reviewed journal article

1994 Reply to Flannery and Marcus' "On the Perils of 'Politically Correct' Archaeology" (with Sharisse D. McCafferty). Current Anthropology 35(4):442-445. Non peer reviewed response

1993 Review of Chimalpahin and the Kingdoms of Chalco (1991), by Susan Schroeder. American Antiquity 58 (4):763. Non peer reviewed book review

1992 Review of Un entierro del clasico superior en Cholula, Puebla (1985), by Sergio Suárez Cruz, and Ultimos descubrimientos de entierros postclasicos en Cholula, Puebla (1989), by Sergio Suárez Cruz. American Antiquity 57(2):378-379. Non peer reviewed book review

1991 Spinning and Weaving as Female Gender Identity in Post-Classic Mexico (with Sharisse D. McCafferty). In Textile Traditions of Mesoamerica and the Andes: An Anthology, edited by M.B. Schevill, J.C. Berlo, and E. Dwyer. pp. 19-44. Garland Publishing, New York and London. Republished by University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, 1994. Peer reviewed book chapter

1988 Powerful Women and the Myth of Male Dominance in Aztec Society (with Sharisse D. McCafferty). In Archaeological Review from Cambridge 7(1):45-59. Non peer reviewed journal article

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