Susan Gillespie

Susan D. Gillespie (born 1952)[1] is an American academic anthropologist and archaeologist, noted for her contributions to archaeological and ethnohistorical research on pre-Columbian Mesoamerican cultures, in particular the Aztec, Maya and Olmec. As of 2009 Gillespie holds a position as associate professor in the Department of Anthropology at University of Florida, Gainesville, USA, having also been associate chair of the department from 2003 until 2009.

Her first book published in 1989, The Aztec Kings: The Construction of Rulership in Mexica History, received the American Society for Ethnohistory's Erminie Wheeler-Voegelin Prize in 1990.


External links

  • WorldCat catalog)
  • faculty profile, University of Florida Department of Anthropology
  • Gillespie's university webpage, University of Florida College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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