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Focus Carolina: Vin Steponaitis

This week Focus On: Dr. Vin Steponaitis, Professor of Archaeology and Anthropology who's research collects information of pre-colonial Native American cultures. Also, as Secretary of the Faculty, Dr. Steponaitis is at the heart of faculty governance

Dr. Steponaitis poses for a photo
Vincas (Vin) Steponaitis Archaeology (Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill)

Vin Steponaitis is Secretary of the Faculty and the William E. Leuchtenburg Distinguished Professor of Archaeology and Anthropology at Carolina. As secretary of the faculty, he oversees the Office of Faculty Governance and assists in presiding over the regular meetings during the academic year. His research focuses on pre-colonial Indian cultures of the American South, including the origins of political centralization, chiefdoms, studies of ancient art styles and the analysis of ancient ceramics.

 

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