Preferred pronouns: he/him
Subdiscipline: Archaeology, Biological Anthropology
Armando is a bioarchaeologist and Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA) specializing in human osteology, skeletal biology, and archaeological sciences. He has excavated in the United States, the Caribbean, Peru, and Romania, and has conducted research in a variety of disciplines including biogeochemistry, morphometrics, studies on ancient violence, and architectural analyses. He is pursuing a Ph.D. in bioarchaeology and forensic anthropology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and holds a Diversity Dissertation Fellowship in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at MTSU. When not in the lab or the classroom, Armando can be found rock climbing, hiking, or kayaking around Tennessee.
Bioarchaeology, Decolonizing Bioarchaeology, Embodiment of Inequality, Mortuary Practices, Archaeological Sciences, Vibrational Spectroscopy, Stable Isotope Analysis, Archaeological Theory, Forensic Anthropology/Archaeology, Quantitative Methods
M.A., University of Central Florida. Anthropology. 2016.
B.A., University of Central Florida. Anthropology. 2013.
- University Honors
- Honors in the Major
American Association of Biological Anthropologists, Society for American Archaeology, Society of Archaeological Sciences, Register of Professional Archaeologists