Graduate Student Associate
Solsiré Cusicanqui is a Peruvian archaeologist and PhD candidate at Harvard University in the Anthropology Department. She has been working on the topic of ethnic identity, mobility, and trade in the central Andes, focusing on the region of Cajamarca where she has directed archaeological projects the last 7 years. This past year (2018-2019) she and her team have won the support of the Municipality of Cajamarca, the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation for Development and the Ministry of Culture of Peru to carry out analysis and archaeology excavations in the Cajamarca valley. In addition, Solsiré has had a long career in cultural management projects as a former representative of Peru for the Sustainable Preservation Initiative. She has also collaborated with the French Institute for Andean Studies, Center for Materials Research in Archeology and Ethnology-MIT, and she is a fellow of the Rust Family Foundation.