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2012 NEW FACULTY

Lisa Overholtzer

LISA OVERHOLTZER

assistant professor, anthropology


Education: Ph.D., anthropology, Northwestern University, 2012

Previously: adjunct instructor, Northwestern University and DePaul University

Expertise: Aztec and Spanish colonial household archaeology; recent archaeological project in Mexico was generously supported by the National Science Foundation, National Geographic and others; collaborated with the descendant community to interpret project findings; organized a team-wide symposium and museum exhibit disseminating preliminary results to the public


Lisa’s a quilter, baker, gardener, archer—and beer brewer.