Molly Morgan

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Molly Morgan is an archaeologist investigating the lives of people who lived and worked at plantations in Brazoria County, TX. Through this work she aims to examine the historical context and legacies of captive labor and how it is presented in public history. This work involves public archaeology and historical heritage through engagement with communities and local groups in Texas. This work offers experiential learning opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students in all parts of the process of archaeological research.

Morgan also has experience in the archaeology of Mesoamerica. In this research she has worked in such areas as the Formative Pacific Coast, as well as the Preclassic Maya Lowlands, Classic Maya sites in Guatemala and Belize, and an Early Postclassic site in northwestern Belize. This work has fallen into realms of environmental archaeology and social archaeology.

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