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- Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh, 1996
- Graduate Certificate in Latin American Studies, University of Pittsburgh, 1995
- B.A., Anthropology, University of Vermont, 1988
Non-Western cultures of the humid tropics, especially Amazonia and Caribbean; pre-industrial complex societies; built environment, cultural memory and landscape; historical and political ecology; interdisciplinary approaches; anthropology of the body.
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Heckenberger, Michael, and Eduardo Góes Neves. 2009. Amazonian Archaeology. Annual Review of Anthropology 38:251-266.
Heckenberger, Michael J., J. Christian Russell, Carlos Fausto, Joshua R. Toney, Morgan J. Schmidt, Edithe Pereira, Bruna Franchetto, and Afukaka Kuikuro. 2008. Pre-Columbian Urbanism, Anthropogenic Landscapes, and the Future of the Amazon. Science 321(5893):1214-1217.
Heckenberger, Michael J., J. Christian Russell, Joshua R. Toney, and Morgan J. Schmidt. 2007. The Legacy of Cultural Landscapes in the Brazilian Amazon: Implications for Biodiversity. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 362(1478):197-208.
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