Mark Lycett

Adjunct Professor, Director of the South Asia Center

820 Williams Hall



Ph.D. University of New Mexico, 1995

Research Interests

Research Interests: Archaeology, historical anthropology, method and theory, analytical methods, colonialism, demography, historical and political ecology, environmental history, landscape ecology, biodiversity, conservation, Colonial Latin America, western North America, South Asia.

Selected Publications

2016 (K.D. Morrison, M. Lycett, and M. Trivedi)  Megaliths and Memory: Kadebakele and the Megaliths of Northern Karnataka, in Proceedings of the 20th Conference of the "European Association for South Asian Archaeology and Art". Vol. 2: Contextualizing Material Culture in South and Central Asia in Pre- Modern Times, edited by V. Widorn, U. Franke, and P. Latschenberger pp. 239-252. Brepols, Turnhout.

2014 (K.D. Morrison and M.T. Lycett) Constructing Nature: Socionatural Histories of an Indian Forest, in The Social Lives of  Forests: The Past, Present, and Future of Woodland Resurgence, ed. S.B. Hecht, K.D. Morrison, and C. Padoch, pp. 148-160. University of Chicago Press.

2014 (M.T. Lycett) Towards An Historical Ecology Of The Mission In Seventeenth Century New Mexico.  In Indigenous Landscapes and Spanish Missions New Perspectives from Archaeology and Ethnohistory, edited by Tsim Schneider and Lee Panich, pp. 172-187.  University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

2013 (M.T. Lycett and K.D. Morrison) The "Fall" of Vijayanagara Reconsidered: Political Destruction and Historical Construction in South Indian History. Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient. 56: 433–470.

2013 (K.D. Morrison and M.T. Lycett) Forest Products in a Wider World: Early Historic Connections in Southern India, in Connections and Complexity: Papers in Honor of Gregory Possehl, ed. S. Abraham, T, Raczek, and U. Rizvi, pp. 127- 142. Left Coast Press, Walnut Creek, CA.


Director, South Asia Center



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