Quetzil Castañeda

Quetzil Castañeda is a the Founding Director and Professor at the Open School of Ethnography and Anthropology and a Research Associate in Anthropology at Indiana University. He was a Fulbright Scholar and the recipient of a National Science Foundation grant. Professor Castañeda earned his B.A. in Anthropology and Archaeology from Cornell University and M.A. and Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Albany.

He researches the interconnections of tourism, local Maya communities, the state and anthropology at Chichén Itzá.

Representative Publications

Castañeda, Quetzil. “The Neoliberal Imperative of Tourism: Rights and Legitimization in the UNWTO Global Code of Ethics for Tourism.” Practicing Anthropology 34.3 (2012): 47-51.

Castañeda, Quetzil E. “The ‘Past’as Transcultural Space: Using Ethnographic Installation in the Study of Archaeology.” Public Archaeology 8.2-3 (2009): 262-282.

Castañeda, Quetzil E. “The Invisible Theatre of Ethnography: Performative Principles of Fieldwork.” Anthropological Quarterly 79.1 (2006): 75-104.

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