David Freidel

Professor of Archaeology​
PhD, Harvard University
research interests:
  • Archaeology
  • Mayas

contact info:

office hours:

  • Tuesday & Wednesday 3:00 - 4:00 pm
  • Or By Appointment

mailing address:

  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
  • CB 1114
  • ONE BROOKINGS DR.
  • ST. LOUIS, MO 63130-4899

Professor Freidel studies the emergence and fluorescence of government institutions among the lowland Maya of southeastern Mexico and Central America. Currently he is directing long-term research at the royal city of El Perú, ancient Waka’, in northwestern Petén, Guatemala. ​

For more information, visit David Freidel's department profile.