Gary M. Feinman

Gary M. Feinman is the curator of Mesoamerican, Central American, and East Asian Anthropology at the Field Museum, Chicago. He has directed long-term archaeological field projects in Oaxaca, Mexico, and Shandong, China. His research interests include comparative studies of leadership, cooperation, and inequality; preindustrial economics; and the complex relations between humans and environments over time. Feinman is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and received the Presidential Recognition Award from the Society for American Archaeology.