Assistant Professor
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Lisa Trever is an art historian and archaeologist who studies the arts and visual culture of Pre-Columbian and colonial Latin America. She joined the History of Art faculty at UC Berkeley in 2013 and is affiliated with the Latin American Studies Graduate Program, the Center for Latin American Studies, and the Archaeological Research Facility. Her current research project is an interdisciplinary study of wall painting, architecture, ritual practice and experience at Pañamarca, a mid to late Moche center (ca. 600–850 CE) on the north-central coast of Peru. Other research focuses on the historical reception of Pre-Columbian art and culture from the sixteenth century to the twentieth. Research has been supported by grants from the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, and the Fulbright-Hays program.

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