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Isabel Rivera-Collazo

  • PhD
  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Puerto Rico
  • 7Followers
  • 4Following

Research interests

Puerto RicoCaribbeanArchaeomalacologyPalaeoecologyGeoarchaeologyAquatic Hunter-GatherersLandscape ChangeClimate Change

About

Graduated from Anthropology at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus. Later studied graduate courses at the Department of Maritime Civilizations of the University of Haifa, Israel. Holds a MSc in Palaeoecology of Human Societies from the Institute of Archaeology, UCL; and is currently a PhD candidate in the same Institute. Specialises in Geoarchaeology, Marine and Coastal Palaeoecology and Archaeomalacology, studying in particular the interaction between people and the environment, climate and landscape change, and hunter-gatherers in maritime contexts.

Followers (7)

  • Jose Garay

    Jose GarayPara la Naturaleza

  • Omar Ortiz Morales

    Omar Ortiz Morales

  • Yarimar Rosa

    Yarimar RosaUniversity of Puerto Rico, Institute for Psychological Research

  • Matthew Law

    Matthew LawBath Spa University

  • Ashleigh Haruda

    Ashleigh HarudaUniversity of Exeter

  • Eugenio Bortolini

    Eugenio BortoliniUCL Institute of Archaeology

Explore network

Following (4)

  • Matthew Law

    Matthew LawBath Spa University

  • Ashleigh Haruda

    Ashleigh HarudaUniversity of Exeter

  • Eugenio Bortolini

    Eugenio BortoliniUCL Institute of Archaeology

  • Enrico R. Crema

    Enrico R. CremaUCL Institute of Archaeology

Professional experience

Assistant Professor

Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Puerto Rico

January 2012 - Present

Director, Program of Archaeology and Ethnohistory

Institute of Puerto Rican Culture

March 2005 - May 2006(a year)

Archaeologist

Institute of Puerto Rican Culture

January 2003 - March 2005(2 years)

Archaeologist

Cultural Resource Management consultancy

August 2000 - December 2002(2 years)

Education history

PhD in Environmental Archaeology

Institute of Archaeology, University College London

October 2007 - September 2011(4 years)

MSc in Palaeoecology of Human Societies

Institute of Archaeology, University College London

September 2006 - September 2007(a year)

Graduate courses

University of Haifa, Department of Maritime Civilizations

October 1998 - March 2000(a year)

BA in Anthropology and Sociology

University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras

August 1993 - May 1998(5 years)