Bridgette Degnan

Department of Anthropology
UC Santa Barbara
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Graduate Student Fellow

Bridgette Degnan is a graduate student in the Archaeology wing of the Anthropology Department. She has broad interests in Maya archaeology, economic systems, social networks, and applications of computational archaeology. Her current research focuses on how complex social systems respond and adapt to environmental instability by studying political, economic, and demographic transitions in the Maya region. She is also interested in understanding human interactions in the Maya economy as expressed through marketplaces, obsidian trade networks, and lithic production.

Bridgette earned BAs in Anthropology and Economics from the University of Virginia.