IMS Associates

Archaeology Students

Yajaira Nuñez Cortés



BA (Honors): Universidad de Costa Rica, 2009

Licenciatura in Anthropology with emphasis in Archaeology, Universidad de Costa Rica, 2012

MA Anthropology, Univeristy at Albany, SUNY, 2014

Research Interests

Lower Central America and Mesoamerican archaeology, chiefdoms, interregional interaction, ceramics

Yajaira is a PhD student in Archaeology. Her work focuses in Mesoamerica and Lower Central America. She is currently working on her PhD at UAlbany. As part of her masters she studied Postclassic ceramics from Soconusco, Chiapas, Mexico. Yajaira had participated in several fieldwork seasons in Costa Rica, Panama and Chiapas. Her general interests in archaeology include ceramic production, interregional interaction, chiefdoms, political organization and economy.