Smith, Monica

Monica L. Smith is an anthropologist at the University of California, Los Angeles.  She conducts research on urbanism and social dynamics through archaeological investigations, and has worked on digs and surveys in Turkey, Tunisia, Egypt, Italy, England, the United States, India, Bangladesh, and Madagascar.  Besides A Prehistory of Ordinary People, featured in her Rorotoko interview, she is the editor of The Social Construction of Ancient Cities and author of a number of other books and research articles on ancient civilizations.

On Rorotoko:

On her book A Prehistory of Ordinary People
(Our Cover Feature of January 30, 2011)