George Bey

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Dr. Bey is Professor of Anthropology at Millsaps College. He has worked in Mesoamerica since 1980 and for the last 16 years has served as co-director of the Bolonchen Regional Archaeological Project. The subject of the recent National Geographic documentary Quest for the Lost Maya, Dr. Bey also serves as President of the international non-profit organization Kaxil Kiuic A.C. which, with the support of Millsaps College, operates a 4,500 acre biocultural reserve in the heart of the Yucatan peninsula.

Watch his TEDx talk Redefining Success: Archaeology as a Way to Embrace the World to learn more about Kaxil Kiuic and his efforts to preserve the forests and culture of the Maya world.

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Chisholm Foundation Chair in Arts and Sciences


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