Guy   S.  Duke

Assistant Professor  

Office: ELABN 320
Phone: (956) 665-2865
Email: guy.duke@utrgv.edu

Dr. Guy S. Duke

BA Archaeology, University of Calgary (2003) BA Anthropology/Latin American Studies, Simon Fraser University (2007) MA Archaeology, Simon Fraser University (2010) PhD Anthropology, University of Toronto (2017)

  • Areas of Expertise

    • foodways
    • archaeology
    • South America
    • irrigation
    • anthropology, archaeology, South America, foodways
  • Education

    • PhD, Anthropology, University of Toronto, 2017
    • MA, Archaeology, Simon Fraser University, 2010
  • Currently Teaching

    ANTH 2351 04 - Cultural Anth:
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    ANTH 2351 03 - Cultural Anth:
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Selected Publications


  • Guy Duke. "Communities in Motion: Peripatetic Households in the Late Moche Jequetepeque Valley, Peru," Ancient Domestic Life on the North Coast of Peru . Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado, December 2018.

  • Guy Duke. "Legislación y Derechos sobre el Agua durante la Epoca Colonial en los Andes Ecuatorianos Vistos a través del Litigio de 1818 entre los Indios de San Andrés y Don Rafael Mancheno," Arqueología Histórica del Ecuador . Quito: Universidad de San Francisco, December 2018.

  • Justin Jennings and Guy Duke. "Making the typical exceptional: The elevation of Inca cuisine," Oxford Handbook of the Inca. Oxford: University of Oxford Press, March 2018.

  • Guy Duke. Melissa A. Vogel, The Casma city of El Purgatorio: ancient urbanism in the Andes. Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, 42, no. 2 June 2017: 255-257.

  • Guy Duke and Jessica Ramirez. Proyecto de investigación arqueológica la vida doméstica y la dieta en Wasi Huachuma (Je-64), valle de Jequetepeque, Peru: informe final de temporada 2013. Lima: Ministerio de Cultura, 2014.

  • Guy Duke. "Continuity, Cultural Dynamics, and Alcohol: The Reinterpretation of Identity through Chicha in the Andes," Identity Crisis: Archaeology Perspectives on Social Identity; 42nd Annual Chacmool Conference. Calgary, AB: Chacmool Archaeology Association, University of Calgary, 42, 2010: 263-272.

  • Guy Duke. Book review: Heads of State: Icons, Power, and Politics in the Ancient and Modern Andes, by Denise Arnold and Christine Hastorf. Toronto, ON: Canadian Journal of Archaeology, 33, no. 2 April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2009: 297-299.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Guy Duke. The Lingering Taste of Colonialism: Flavour and Status in a South American Archaeological Context (paper presented at the Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food, Nov. 17, 2017), UTRGV Office of Global Engagement, Faculty Research Grant, $800.00 (November 15, 2017 - November 19, 2017)

  • Guy Duke. Proyecto Buen Suceso (travel funding to Ecuador for field research), UTRGV Office of Global Engagement, $1,300.00 (June 12, 2017 - August 11, 2017)

  • Guy Duke. Doctoral Dissertation Grant, Wenner-Gren, $16,901.00 (July 1, 2013 - January 31, 2014)



Selected Presentations


  • Guy Duke, Sarah Rowe, and Brandi Reger. "Figuring things out: 3D models of Valdivia figurines for research and outreach," Society for American Archaeology, Washington D.C. (April 2018)

  • Sarah Rowe and Guy Duke. "Little Utopia: Investigating Ancient Communities in Ecuador," IMAS & UTRGV Lecture Series, IMAS & UTRGV, McAllen, TX (January 2018)

  • Guy Duke. "A Taste of Power: Peru’s Novoandino cuisine and the erasure of indigenous history as told through a Late Moche archaeological case study," American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, American Anthropological Association, Washington, DC (December 2017)

  • Guy Duke. "Food and drink: past, present, and future (Part I)," American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, American Anthropological Association, Washington, DC (December 2017)

  • Guy Duke. "Food and drink: past, present, and future (Part II)," American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, American Anthropological Association, Washington, DC (December 2017)

  • Guy Duke. "The lingering taste of colonialism: Flavour and status in a South American archaeological context," Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food, Special Collections, University of Amsterdam, the Amsterdam School of Historical Studies, University of Amsterdam and the research unit Social & Cultural Food Studies (FOST) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Amsterdam, Netherlands (November 2017)

  • Maria Masucci, Benjamin Carter, Telmo Lopez, Joel Koupermann, Javier Velez, Sarah Rowe, and Guy Duke. "The Serpents of Los Ceibitos: New Evidence of Mortuary Practices, Sculpture, and Ritual Symbolism of the Manteño-Huancavilca, Colonche Valley, Ecuador," 35th Northeast Conference on Andean and Amazonian Archaeology and Ethnohistory, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (October 2016)

  • Guy Duke. "Putting Archaeobotany Under the Microscope: A Case Study for Increased Use of Starch-­Grain Residue Analysis on the North Coast of Peru," 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, CA (April 2015)

  • Guy Duke. "Cooking as Craft: Communities of Culinary Practice in Archaeological Perspective," 113th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, American Anthropological Association, Washington, DC (December 2014)

  • Guy Duke. "Selected Topics in Archaeological Method and Theory," 113th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, American Anthropological Association, Washington, DC (December 2014)

Current Courses

ANTH 2351 04 - Cultural Anth:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
ANTH 2351 03 - Cultural Anth:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks

Previous Courses