Rick Paine has been introducing University of Utah students to the wonders of Mesoamerican archaeology since 1995. Rick is an experienced Maya scholar and has conducted fieldwork at several Maya sites, as well as excavations in Turkey, and the United States. Rick is currently a member of the Mirador Basin archaeological project. El Mirador is a colossal pre-Classic Maya site, located deep in the Peten rainforest of northern Guatemala. El Mirador is a key to understanding the rise of Maya civilization.

RICHARD PAINE is currently teaching:

Class Title Semester Date(s) Program
Mesoamerican Archaeology Fall 8/19/19 - 12/05/19 Academic Noncredit
Ancient Cities of Mesoamerica Fall 9/18/19 - 10/30/19 Osher Lifelong Learning

RICHARD PAINE has previously taught:

  • Snake Kings and Warrior Queens: Politics Among The Ancient Maya
  • The Ancient Maya