|Blurbarian Since||April 2010|
|Name||Lawrence G. Desmond|
|My Web Site||http://maya.csueastbay.edu/archaeoplanet/|
|Location||California and Switzerland|
|My Occupation||Archaeologist and photographer|
|My Bio||Lawrence G. Desmond received his PhD in anthropology and archaeology from the University of Colorado. He is a senior research fellow in archaeology with the Mesoamerican Archive and Research Project at Harvard University, and a research associate with the Department of Anthropology at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. His work has included photography, archaeology, heritage preservation, and ethnology in Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras for 40 years. He has taught at the University of Minnesota, and San Francisco State University. In 2009, the University of New Mexico Press published his book: "Yucatan through her eyes." It is the first biography of Alice Dixon Le Plongeon, a 20 year old Londoner, who traveled to Yucatan in the 1870s to explore, photograph, and write about the ancient Maya.|
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