Neil Duncan is an archaeologist specializing in paleoethnobotany. He received his PhD in Anthropology at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Dr. Duncan served as a Fulbright Research Specialist in Ecuador and was a postdoctoral scholar at the Archaeology Center at Stanford University. Dr. Duncan’s research focuses on the interrelationships of humans and plants in prehistory using micro-remain analyses, starch grains and phytoliths, as well as plant macro-remains. His current research areas include Bolivia, Peru, Colombia, the Caribbean, and China.

Dr. Duncan directs the Paleoethnobotany and Environmental Archaeology Laboratory

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