- A.B. in Folklore and Mythology. Harvard College
- M.A. in Cultural Anthropology. University of Chicago
- Ph.D. in Anthropology. University of Chicago
- Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
- Anthropology of Food
- Anthropology of Tourism
- Economic Anthropology
- Ritual, Resistance, and Rebellion in South America
- Zombies of Capitalism
Bargaining Under Thatch Roofs: Tourism and the Allure of Poverty in Highland Bolivia. In Tourism and the Power of Otherness: Seductions of Difference, David Picard and Michael Di Giovine, eds. Bristol: Channel View Publications.
The Aymara Year Count: Calendrical Translations In Tiwanaku, Bolivia. Ethnology 50(3):245-258.
Complicating the Local: Defining the Aymara at Tiwanaku, Bolivia. International Journal of Historical Archaeology 17(2):315-331.
Ancient Calendars and Bolivian Modernity: Tiwanaku’s Gateway of the Sun, Arthur Posnansky, and the World Calendar Movement of the 1930s. Journal of Latin American & Caribbean Anthropology 17(2):299-319.
The City of the Present in the City of the Past: Solstice Celebrations at Tiwanaku, Bolivia. In On Location: Heritage Cities and Sites. D. Fairchild Ruggles, ed. New York: Springer. 115-130.
Ode to a Chuño: Learning to Love Freeze-Dried Potatoes in Highland Bolivia. In Adventures In Eating: Anthropological Tales of Dining Around the World, Helen R. Haines and Clare A. Sammells, eds.
Adventures In Eating: Anthropological Tales of Dining Around the World. Coeditor with Dr. Helen R. Haines. Boulder: University Press of Colorado.