James Zimmer-Dauphinee

  • Vanderbilt University

    The big picture: Archaeology of the Andes revealed on a scale not previously seen

    Steven Wernke, associate professor and chair of anthropology, has developed GeoPACHA (Geospatial Platform for Andean Culture, History and Archaeology), a web application that allows researchers to map archaeological sites in the Andes at a greater scale than ever before. GeoPACHA has enabled new discoveries about past human occupation in the region that will be featured in six articles in the February issue of the journal Antiquity. Read More

    Jan 22, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Graduate School announces 2022 endowment awardees

    The Vanderbilt Graduate School has recognized outstanding research among Ph.D. candidates across the university in 2021–22 through the nomination and awarding of endowed scholarship funding. Read More

    May 25, 2022

  • Steve Wernke virtual reality research

    NSF grants support Vanderbilt in high-tech archaeology information revolution

    Vanderbilt archaeologist and historical anthropologist Steve Wernke and postdoctoral fellow Giles Morrow are exploring the remains of a 16th-century church high in the Andes Mountains of Peru, all while giving Vanderbilt students a front-row seat to the research using virtual reality, artificial intelligence and geospatial technologies. Read More

    Nov 12, 2021