I was interviewed by Jason Pentrail on looting, archaeology, and reporting for his terrific podcast Seven Ages. Read More

Posted in Content on April 26, 2024

Lady Six Sky’s New York Moment

The issues are complicated, of course, and I don’t know all the details of this case, but I think this is an example of what responsible exhibits by museums accused of buying loot would look like. Read More

Posted in Content on March 17, 2024

A History of Looting

Tianna Mobley interviewed me last week for an episode of her sparking podcast series on lost histories of the Atlantic world. Read More

Posted in Content on February 21, 2023

The Little State that Could

My article on Tlaxcallan , the city-state that resisted the Aztec empire for generations before striking a tactical alliance with the invading Spaniards, is out in the July/August 2022 issue of Archaeology. Read More

Posted in Content on July 6, 2022

Sipán and the Getty

I’ve received some really nice feedback on my interview on Stealing History with Jordan Harbinger, broadcast on his podcast in March. Read More

Posted in Content on June 15, 2021

Lives in Looting

You spend days, maybe weeks trying to write the perfect turn of phrase to sum up what your book is about for interviewers, and then … someone reads the book and does it effortlessly, and better. Read More

Posted in Content on March 13, 2021

Past at present

The History department at my undergrad alma mater, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, interviewed me about my book Stealing History, working life, and making one’s way as an independent journalist. Read More

Posted in Content on April 12, 2020

Book Talk in Los Angeles

I’ll be speaking on my memoir anthology “Coming of Age in a Hardscrabble World,” just out from University of Georgia Press, at the Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural and Bookstore in Los Angeles on Thursday, December 19, 2019, at 6 p. Read More

Posted in Content on December 17, 2019