Joanne P. Baron

Joanne P. Baron is assistant professor of global social sciences in the Bard High School Early Colleges, a member of the history faculty at BHSEC Newark, and a consulting scholar at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Her research, which has been funded by the Wenner-Gren Foundation, the National Geographic Society, and others, investigates ancient Maya politics. She is the director of the La Florida Archaeology Project, based in northwestern Guatemala.