Heather McKillop

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Heather McKillop
Born Heather Irene McKillop
1953 (age 62–63)
Fields Maya archaeology
Institutions Louisiana State University
Education Trent University (B.S. 1977, M.A. 1980)
University of California, Santa Barbara (Ph.D. 1987)

Heather Irene McKillop (born 1953) is a Canadian-American archaeologist, academic, and Mayanist scholar, noted in particular for her research into ancient Maya coastal trade routes, seafaring, littoral archaeology, and the long-distance exchange of commodities in pre-Columbian Mesoamerica. As of 2009 McKillop holds an endowed chair at Louisiana State University (LSU), where she is William G. Haag Professor of Archaeology in LSU's Department of Geography and Anthropology.[1]


  1. ^ "In Search of Maya Sea Traders". Texas A&M University. Retrieved October 24, 2014. 

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