The Center for Archaeological and Tropical Studies
The Center for Archaeological and Tropical Studies

Fred Valdez, Jr. Ph.D. - CATS Director

Fred Valdez, Jr., Ph.D. (fredv@mail.utexas.edu) serves as the director of CATS. His research interests include:

  • Mesoamerica
  • Social systems
  • Material culture
  • Field methodologies
A number of graduate students, fellows, and alumni contribute to CATS research.