About Margaret Brown Vega
U.S.-Mexico Border, Ritual, Social Change, Militarization, Archaeology, Warfare, Andes, and Americas
Honors and Awards
- National Science Foundation Senior Research Award
- National Geographic Society Committee for Research and Exploration
- Curtiss T. and Mary G. Brennan Foundation
- National Science Foundation Minority Postdoctoral Fellowship
- Fulbright-Hays Scholar
- ANTH P200: Introduction to Prehistoric Archaeology
- ANTH P370: Ancient Cultures of South America
- ANTH P430: Archaeology of Violence and Conflict
- ANTH A385: GIS and Anthropology
|August 2000 ‐ October 2008||PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ‐ Anthropology|
|August 1993 ‐ May 1998||BA, University of Texas at Austin ‐ Anthropology|
Ritual practices and wrapped objects: Unpacking prehispanic Andean sacred bundles
Journal of Material Culture (2016)
Collections of objects wrapped in containers, called bundles, are known throughout the Americas.Drawing upon ethnographic literature, especially descriptions of bundle ...
Contributions to Books (3)
Contribution to Book
Ritualized Coping During War: Conflict, Congregation, and Emotions at the ...
The Archaeology of Anxiety: The Materiality of Anxiousness, Worry, and Fear (2016)
Fear and anxiety are emotions that intensify during times of warfare. This paper explores the materiality of these emotions in ...