Our People

The Maya Project relies on a National Board of Associates for advice and partnershipThe Maya Project relies on advisors, graduate research assistants, and volunteers.

Advisory Group

  • Rodney Larrotta, Assistant Principal at Cherokee High School, Georgia
  • Lucia Garcia (Q'anjoba'l), Georgia
  • Carmelina Cadena (Q'anjoba'l, Acateco), Florida
  • Jeronimo Camposeco (Jacaltec), Florida
  • Juanatano Cano (Q’anjoba’l), California
  • Giovanni Diaz, Immigration Lawyer, Georgia
  • Lucia Gaspar (Q’anjoba’l), Colorado
  • Beatriz Illescas Putzeys, Ex-Consul General of Guatemala, Georgia
  • Romeo Jimenez (Q’anjoba’l), Oregon
  • James Loucky, Western Washington University, Washington
  • Francisco Lucas (Q’anjoba’l), Colorado
  • Sheryl Ludwig, Educator, Colorado
  • Mandy McGrew, Educator, Georgia
  • Mary Odem, Emory University, Georgia
  • Sixta Sass (K’ich’e), Washington
  • Karin Ventura (K’ich’e), California

Current Staff

Project Director

Dr. Alan LeBaron 

Peace Corps Fellows and Graduate Research Assistants

Jeremy Wustner-Brown 

Eileen Celis 

Zelda Ray 

Eric O'Bryant 

Paul Hodum 

William Walker

 

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