Anthony Aveni

Professor, Author

1938 –

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Who is Anthony Aveni?

Anthony Francis Aveni is an American academic anthropologist, astronomer, and author, noted in particular for his extensive publications and leading contributions to the field of archaeoastronomy. With an academic career spanning over four decades, Aveni is recognized for his influence on the development of archaeoastronomy as a discipline in the latter 20th century. He has specialized in the study of ancient astronomical practices in the Americas, and is one of the founders of research into the historical astronomy of pre-Columbian Mesoamerican cultures. As of 2009 Aveni holds an endowed chair as the Russell Colgate Distinguished University Professor of Astronomy and Anthropology and Native American Studies at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York. With his artist wife Lorraine, he currently resides in Hamilton, New York.

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Born
1938
Also known as
  • Anthony F. Aveni
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Arizona
Employment
  • Colgate University

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on July 23, 2013

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