Archaeologist specializing in Peruvian history. He has excavated several historically-important tombs including the Royal Tombs of Sipan in 1987.
She received her bachelor’s degree, master’s degree and Ph.D. at the University of California, Los Angeles.
She excavated the Dos Cabezas pyramid, which revealed mummified "giants" who stood over 6 feet tall, almost a foot taller than typical Moche.
Her cousin, Ross Cordy, is an anthropologist.
She and Robert Braidwood are both important archaeologists.