Eduardo Goes Neves

Eduardo Goes Neves

CAPES Visiting Professor, 2016-17
Eduardo Goes Neves


Eduardo Góes Neves, is a Professor of Archaeology at the University of São Paulo, Brazil. He received a BA in History at the University of São Paulo and a MA and PhD in Anthropology at Indiana University. From 1995 to 2010, Eduardo directed the Central Amazon Project in the Brazilian Amazon. His current area of research is southwestern Amazonia, at the current border of Bolivia and Brazil, where he has been studying middle Holocene occupations on fluvial shell mounds, as well as the archaeology of late pre-colonial mound building societies. He is a past president of the Brazilian Archaeological Society, a former member of the Board of Directors of the Society of American Archaeology, and has been visiting professor in several universities in the Americas and Europe. While at Harvard he taught in the Department of Anthropology.


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