photo: mckillopHeather McKillop

Thomas & Lillian Landrum Alumni Professor


Ph.D., University of California-Santa Barbara, 1987

Selected Publications

McKillop, Heather. 2006. The Ancient Maya. Norton Publishers, New York

McKillop, Heather. 2005. In Search of Maya Sea Traders. College Station: Texas A & M University Press

McKillop, Heather. 2005 “Finds in Belize Document Late Classic Maya Salt Making and Canoe Transport.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 102: 5630-5634

McKillop, Heather. 2002. Salt, White Gold of the Ancient Maya. Gainesville: University Press of Florida

McKillop, H. 2002. Precolumbian Jade and Stone Carvings from Costa Rica. Catalog for Exhibition. Baton Rouge: Museum of Art, Louisiana State University

Courses Taught

Introduction to Archaeology
Indian Civilizations of Middle & South America
Multimedia Ancient Maya
Field Methods in Archaeology
Mesoamerican Archaeology Seminar


Howe-Russell-Kniffen Geoscience Complex
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-6178
Fax: 225-578-4420



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