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Lisa M. Fontes (UNM Ph.D. 2016) delivered this years’ Kennedy Award Lecture, entitled “Mobility and Mystery: Hunter-Gatherer Territories and Technology during the Lower Magdalenian in Cantabria, Spain”

Departmental News

Posted:  Mar 09, 2016 - 12:00pm

Her research focuses on human technological adaptations to environmental complexity during the Upper Paleolithic period in the Cantabrian region of north coastal Spain. Her research, which included a two-year secondment in Spain, has been funded by the National Science Foundation, UNM Latin American and Iberian Institute, American Association for University Women, UNM Fund for Stone Age Research (principal donors J. and R. Auel) and the Centro de Patrimonio Cultural de Gobierno Vasco (Spain). Fontes has published the preliminary results of her research, which indicate Magdalenian mobility patterns and technological strategies, in the Journal of Anthropological Archaeology, Journal of Archaeological Science, and Quaternary International.