Professor Kylie Quave

Kylie E. Quave received her BA from Emory University (summa cum laude) in art history and her PhD from Southern Methodist University (SMU) in archaeology. Her dissertation was on Moras in Cusco. She is Assistant Professor at Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, The George Washington University in Washington D.C. Dr. Quave has published extensively on the Inka and Cusco, including royal estates and imperial centers. She has worked on archaeological projects throughout Peru and Bolivia, and is presently the Director of the Yunkaray Archaeological Research Project in Cusco. She is fluent in Spanish. An enthusiastic and engaging instructor, Dr. Quave was the recipient of the Prize for Innovation in Teaching with Technology in 2018. 

Tours Led by Kylie Quave

  • Peru: Hike the Inka TrailPeru: Hike the Inka Trail
    July 22 - August 4, 2022 | Kylie Quave Hike the Inka Road from Cusco to Machu Picchu and along the way, experience the imposing mountain scenery and explore outstanding Inka stone temples and sanctuaries only accessible by walking this sacred path. Also see Ollantaytambo and Saksaywaman, the enigmatic sanctuary of Qenko, and spend time in the lovely colonial city of Cusco.