Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
George Washington University
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 Maras 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 on royal estates including Machu Picchu, and the Inka khipu (textiles that recorded imperial business). 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 is a recognized expert on teaching the science and history of the human past.