IMS Associates

The IMS community brings together Faculty and Students, past and present, who share a strong commitment to Mesoamerican research. We hope this page will contribute to the growth of our community and stimulate exchanges among researchers.


Faculty Associates

The Insititute's Board of Directors is made up of our Faculty Associates, who come from all four fields of anthropology and work throughout Mesoamerica.


Student Associates

The Institute for Mesoamerican Studies has a dynamic group of student associates working toward advanced degrees in anthropology with a regional focus in Mesoamerica.


IMS Alumni

Learn more about the generations of Mesoamericanist students who have graduated from our Department. If you would like to be listed as an Alumni please contact us and we will be happy to add your name on this page.


Associates in the news

Faculty Associate George Aaron Broadwell and the Institute for Mesoamerican Studies sponsored a Day of Triqui Culture in the Capital District, on April 12th 2014. More information on our Events page, and pictures on our Facebook page.

Student Associate Rebecca Mendelsohn is featured in the May 16th issue of Science Magazine. You can read the article here, and the UAlbany coverage there. To learn more about Mendelsohn's dissertation project, you can visit her website.

Alumni Associate Miguel Aguilera (Ph.D. 2004) is featured in the Fall 2013 issue of the University at Albany News Magazine. Click here to download Dr. Astor Aguilera's contribution. To access the full online issue, click here.