Joel Palka

    Email Address: jpalka@uic.edu
    College: Liberal Arts and Sciences Department: Anthropology
    Secondary Department: Latin American and Latino Studies
    Title: Associate Professor
    Office: BSB 2102 Phone: 3-3570
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Archaeology, history, and anthropology of native cultures in Latin America and the Caribbean; Maya archaeology; Maya art and hieroglyphic writing

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 2

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Interest in anthropology and history of New World indigenous cultures

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Work in lab with artifacts, photos, or documents; meet with me to discuss the lab projects; library research; possible museum research or independent study

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