Stephen Molinares

About Stephen Molinares

I am a Masters Student in the applied archaeology program, my areas of interest include the archaeology of the Ancestral Peoples of the Sonoran Desert, educational outrech with both adults and youth, and expermintal archaeology. My thesis is looking at how perfomance theory might be used to shed new light on the studfy of Hohokam Ballcourt structures. I also work with the Linking Southwest Heritage Through Archaeology program.

Research Interests

Indigenous archaeology, archaeology of the Tucson Basin, Hohokam archaeology, southwestern archaeology, educational outreach, community archaeology, experimental archaeology, performance and ritual, archaeology of migration, archaeology of public spaces and architecture, and Mesoamerican archaeology.

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BA in Athropology, with a focus on archaeology and a minor in Geological Sciences, from the University of Arizona.