Katharina Schreiber

Katharina Schreiber
Professor Emerita


Archaeology (archaeology of Andean South America and the southwestern United States, origin and development of complex societies, empire expansion, settlement patterns)


PhD, SUNY Binghamton



Research Interests

Professor Schreiber's research is focused on prehistoric imperialism in Andean South America. In Peru she is completing a multi-year program of survey and excavation in the Nasca region of the south coast, looking at the development of large-scale irrigation systems, the evolution of the Nasca civilization, and Wari imperial conquest.