Ivan Briz Godino
Ivan Briz Godino received his PhD from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) and conducted research for the Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC). His research interests have focused on American Hunter-Fisher-Gatherer (HFG) societies, coastal archaeology and shell-middens in Argentina and Nicaragua.In 2006, he began a collaboration with the Department of Archaeology of the University of York (UK) as a postdoc researcher and currently as an associate researcher, working on Mesolithic technology of England and aggregation and cooperative strategies in Fuegian HG groups. Since 2007 his research has centred on Archaeology and Ethnoarchaeology of Coastal HG groups, first as an ICREA Researcher (Catalonia) and currently as Researcher of CONICET (Argentina), specifically on the analysis of marine resources exploitation and the role of cooperation in HG societies. He explores the possibilities and strength of Agent Based Modelling and Machine Learning tools.
RESEARCH PROJECT: Ethnoarchaeology of the Risk: Social Cooperation as Safety Network in Fuegian Hunter-Fisher-Gatherer Societies. Agent Based Modelling and Whale Exploitation