Michael E. Smith
|Location||Tempe, AZ, United States|
|Introduction||I am an archaeologist who works on Aztec sites and Teotihuacan.I do comparative and transdisciplinary research on cities, and also households, empires, and city-states. I view my discipline, archaeology, as a Comparative Historical Social Science.
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I am Professor in the School of Human Evolution & Social Change at Arizona State University; Affiliated Faculty in the School of Geographical Science and Urban Planning; Fellow, ASU-SFI Center for Biosocial Complex Systems; Core Faculty in the Center for Social Dynamics Complexity. Also, I have an affiliation with the Colegio Mexiquense in Toluca, Mexico.
|Interests||Archaeology, Aztecs, Teotihuacan, Mesoamerica, Urbanism, Ancient cities, Comparative social science, Open access, Scholarly publishing, Science, Music, Family Hhstory, Mexico|
|Favorite Movies||Lord of the Rings, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Lawrence of Arabia, Singing in the Rain, Black Orpheus, Airheads (yes, Airheads)|
|Favorite Music||1930s jazz, Django Reinhart, Bob Wills, Duke Ellington, Bach keyboard music, Lyle Lovett, Grateful Dead, Bach solo violin music, Hot Tuna, Mexican music, Chopin, Victor Manuel/Ana Belen, Soft Machine, Captain Beefheart (ha ha, only kidding), Tavener, Bach any kind of music|
|Favorite Books||Lord of the Rings, Killing Mr. Watson (the trilogy), the Alexandria Quartet.|