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Roberto Muñoz

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Graduate Student


  • Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Florida, In Progress
  • M.A, Center for Advanced Studies of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, Archaeology, 2015
  • B.A. University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus, Psychology, 2004




Dr. Augusto Oyuela-Caycedo

Research Interests

Theory of Value in the Spanish and Caribbean; Money and Economics from the early Spanish Colonial Period of Cuba, Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico (XVI and XVII centuries; Historical Archaeology)

Selected Publications

Published Article on Numiexpo 2016, the only Professional Numismatic Publication in Puerto Rico. Article name: “Breve historia numismática de la República Dominicana” Puerto Rico Numismatic Society.

Writer of original monthly column “Desde la academia…” at Boletín Numismático, newsletter of the Puerto Rican Numismatic Society during 2016.

Published Article on Numiexpo 2015. Article name: “Hallazgos de contramarcas en excavaciones en Puerto Rico.” Puerto Rico Numismatic Society.

Original article published in the Fall 2015 issue of Astrolabe, the Newsletter of the Turks and Caicos National Museum: “No small change: Spanish colonial coin found in Maravedi Cove.”

Master’s in Archaeology of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean Thesis: “Análisis de piezas numismáticas desde la perspectiva de la arqueología histórica de Puerto Rico.” From the Center of Advanced Studies of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. 2015.

“Bad hair day;” “While the Towers Collapse the U. S. A. Rises,” and “World War III.” (Pathway to Success: Readings for Hispanics Learning ESL) by Laura Pando, Ph. D.: Editorial Plaza Mayor. Segunda edición 2015; Primera edición 2005.

Published Article on Numiexpo 2013. Article name: “¿Será la numismática el eslabón perdido de la arqueología?” Puerto Rico Numismatic Society.

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