Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology; Curator of Archaeology, Burke Museum

Ph.D., Anthropology, Brown University M.A., Museum Studies, San Francisco State University B.A. Physics, University of New Hampshire

Specializations : 
Western Pacific archaeology, history, colonialism, landscape, paleo-climate, religious change

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Dr. Lape's areas of research include: Late Holocene climate change, settlement and warfare in the Pacific, origins of agriculture and pottery making in Island SE Asia, and Islamization, trade and European colonialism in eastern Indonesia.