- Maya archaeology
- Urban environmental impact in the humid tropics
- Coastal trade
- Religion and iconography in Colonial Mesoamerica
- Ecotourism and development.
- Research areas: Belize, Cuba.
Research Directory Records
Collaborations and Affiliations
- Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología y Medio Ambiente, Cuba.
- Adjunct Research Professor, Dept. of Anthropology, University
Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
- Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Anthropology, University of North
- Associate Fellow, Latin America Programme, Institute for the
Study of the
Americas, University of London School of Advanced Studies
- BA, History, University of Rhode Island, Kingston.
- PhD, Archaeology, Cambridge University.
- Graham, E. (2009) Close Encounters. In Maya Worldviews at Conquest,
ed. by Leslie G. Cecil and Timothy W. Pugh, 17-38. Boulder: University
of Colorado Press.
- Scott Simmons, David M. Pendergast, & Elizabeth Graham (2009).
The Context and Significance of Copper Artifacts in Postclassic
and Early Historic Lamanai, Belize. Journal of Field Archaeology
- Graham, E. (2008) Lamanai Historic Monuments Conservation Project:
Recording and Consolidation of New Church Architectural Features
at Lamanai, Belize (2008). With contributions by Claude Belanger.
FAMSI (Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies,
- Graham, E. (2007) Review of Mel Gibson's Apocalypto in The Guardian,
originally featured on the 8th of January 2007 in print. Available
on-line at: http://film.guardian.co.uk/features/featurepages/0,,1985074,00.html
- Graham, E. (2006). An Ethnicity to Know. In Maya Ethnicity:
The Construction of Ethnic Identity from Preclassic to Modern
Times, edited by Frauke Sachse, pp. 109-124. Acta Mesoamerica,
Vol. 19. Markt Schwaben: Verlag Anton Saurwein.
- Graham, E. (2006). A Neotropical Framework for Terra Preta.
In Time & Complexity in Historical Ecology: Studies in the
Neotropical Lowlands, edited by William Baleé & Clark
Erickson, pp. 57-86. Columbia University Press, New York.
- Graham, E. (2006) Due South: Learning from the Urban Experience
in the Humid Tropics. In Reconstructing the Past: Studies in Mesoamerican
and Central American Prehistory, edited by David M. Pendergast
and Anthony P. Andrews, pp. 151-158. BAR International Series
1529. British Archaeological Reports, Oxford.
- Stemp, James W. and Elizabeth Graham (2006). Ancient Maya Procurement
and Use of Chipped Chert and Chalcedony Tools at Marco Gonzalez,
Ambergris Caye, Belize. Lithic Technology 31(1):27-55.
- Peros, Matthew C., Elizabeth Graham and Anthony Davis (2006).
Stratigraphic Investigations at Los Buchillones, a Coastal Taino
Site in North-Central Cuba. Geoarchaeology 21(5):403-428.
- Graham, E. (2004). Lamanai Reloaded: Alive and Well in the Early
Postclassic. In Archaeological Investigations in the Eastern Maya
Lowlands, edited by Jaime Awe, John Morris, & Sherilyne Jones,
pp.223-241. Research Reports in Belizean Archaeology, Volume 1.
Institute of Archaeology, NICH, Belize.
- Graham, E. (2003) Kitty F. Emery and Elizabeth Graham. Marine
Resource Availability and Use at Marco Gonzalez, Belize. In Transitions
in Zooarchaeology: New Methods and New Results, edited by Kathlyn
Stewart, pp. 68-102. Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa.
- Ewa Czapiewska Social, economic and political dimensions of three palace complexes at El Zotz, Guatemala: Ceramic Analsysis (second supervisor Bill Sillar)
- Lindsay Duncan Lessons in Sustainable Waste Management from an Ancient Maya Salt Production Centre in Belize (joint supervision with Julia Stegemann, second supervisor Manuel Arroyo-Kalin
- Gail Hammond Bajo aggregated communities at the edge of the Maya world: Nojol Nah, Tulix Muul and the Alacranes Bajo (second supervisor Manuel Arroyo-Kalin
- Eva Jobbova Long-term relationship between Maya Society and the local environment: Spatial and Epigraphic Approaches (joint supervision with Andy Bevan)
- Amy Maitland Gardner A study of court etiquette and its representation in Late Classic Maya figural art (joint supervision with Jeremy Tanner
- Simon Martin The ancient Maya State: An epigraphic approach to reconstructing a Pre-Hispanic political system (second supervisor David Wengrow)
- Tessa Robinson The cultural and social significance of knots amongst the Ancient Maya (second supervisor Jeremy Tanner)
- Carmen Ting Revisiting the 'Classic Maya Collapse': Technological analysis of the Bukphase ceramics in the Maya Lowlands (joint supervision with Marcos Martinon-Torres)
- Claudia Zehrt Do we need royalty? The negotiation of social identity from the standpoint of the support population at Minanha, Belize (second supervisor Bill Sillar)
- James Hales Bats in churches: An objective assessment of perceived problems (principal supervisor Elizabeth Pye)
Completed PhD Students
- Robert Homsher Constructional aspects of urbanization in Middle Bronze Age southern Levant: a geoarchaeological study of site formation (joint second supervisor with Katherine Wright; principal supervisor Arlene Rosen)
- Lesley Acton Allotments and domestic self-sufficiency (principal supervisor Kathy Tubb)