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Patricia Jean Knobloch, 9229 Dillon Drive, La Mesa, CA 91941
Research Associate, Institute of Andean Studies, Berkeley



EDUCATION:

PhD 1983 SUNY-Binghamton in Anthropology
MLIS 1988 UC-Berkeley in Library and Information Science
MA 1976 SUNY-Binghamton in Anthropology
BA 1973 SUNY-Binghamton in Anthropology
AA 1971 Auburn Community College

RESEARCH GOAL:

As a librarian and archaeologist, by documenting the undocumented lives of ancient people to promote recognition of ancestral identity and homage to ancestral endeavors that will enhance the world view of Andean achievements.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:

1973 Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff; laboratory staff. Cedar Mesa Project, Utah directed by William Lipe; crew member and crew supervisor.

1974 Reconnaisance project to southern Peru and Middle Horizon site of Jincamocco and Huari directed by William Isbell; graduate student co-worker with Katharina Schreiber.

1975-1977 Binghamton University's Public Archaeology Facility (PAF); lab director, and crew supervisor on conservation projects.

1977-1978 Huari Urban Prehistory Project directed by William Isbell; lab director.

1974 - present: Personally funded, museum collection research includes:
Amano Museum, Lima (1985);
American Museum of Natural History, New York (1994);
Denver Art Museum (1985);
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C. (1985);
Field Museum, Chicago (2002) - Max Uhle Pachacamac Collection;
Laboratorio de Arqueología, Universidad Nacional de San Cristóbal de Huamanga (2000);
Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino (2007);
Museo Arqueológico de Ancash, Huaraz (2016);
Museo Arqueológico Padre le Paige in San Pedro de Atamaca, Chile (2007);
Museo del Sitio Wari, Ayacucho, Peru (2000, 2015, 2016);
Museo Enrico Poli Bianchi, Lima (2016);
Museo Historico Regional Hipolito Unanue, Ayacucho (2000, 2015); B
Museum of Man, San Diego (1988);
Museo Larco, Lima (2015);
Museo Nacional de Arqueología, Antropología e Historia del Perú, Lima (1974, 1999, 2015);
Museo Regional de Arqueología Centro Cultural del INC, Ayacucho (2000); Ministerio de Cultura, Ayacucho (2015);
Museum, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (1987);
National museums of Peru: Lima, Ayacucho and Huari (1999, 2000);
Phoebe Apperson Hearst Museum of Anthropology, Berkeley;
Putnam Museum, Davenport (1985);
Stanford University museums, Hoover Institute and Anthropology Department (1989);
Syracuse University Art Collections (1983);
Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History (1978) (2013) - Wendell C. Bennett Collection;

SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS:

1973 Matthew Goldstein Award for outstanding undergraduate work in Anthropology
1981 Binghamton University Dissertation Scholarship in Anthropology.
1985 NEH travel grant to Museums für Völkerkunde, Berlin and Münich.

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:

Institute of Andean Studies, member 1980-present, Research Associate 1985-present, Program Chair 2002-2004, WebMaster 2002-2007.
Society for American Archaeology, member 1975-present.
California Academic and Research Libraries Association, member, 1994-2000.
Special Libraries Association, member, 1994-2000, local chapter chair, 1998.

PAPERS/POSTERS GIVEN:

2016 Who Were the Wari? (Paper) Northeast Conference on Andean and Amazonian Archaeology and Ethnohistory (35th, Harvard University).

2013 Envisioning an empire: from ecstatic Huarpa shamans to divine Wari overlords (Paper for symposium in honor of Bill Isbell). Society for American Archaeology (78th, Honolulu, Hawaii)

2013 Crowns of Knots: four-cornered, 'pile' hats of the Middle Horizon (Poster). Institute of Andean Studies (53rd, Berkeley).
Re-edited version for public sharing: 4-Cornered Pile Hats

2012 El Señor Wari de Vilcabamba; Descripción e implicaciones (Paper co-authored with Javier Fonseca S., Julinho Zapata R., and William H. Isbell). SIMPOSIO INTERNACIONAL “NUEVAS PERSPECTIVAS EN LA ORGANIZACIÓN POLÍTICA HUARI” 17 y 18 de Agosto, 2012. Auditorio del Departamento de Humanidades de la PUCP.

2012 New Kids on the Block (Agent 103 as Señor Vilcabamba, Espíritu Pampa) (Poster). Institute of Andean Studies (52th, Berkeley).

2011 Señor Wari de Vilcabamba (Paper co-author with Javier Fonseca S., Julinho Zapata R., and William H. Isbell-presenter) Northeast  Conference on Andean  Archaeology  and Ethnohistory (30th, Andover, MA)

2010 Divine Myths of Ancient Heroes in the Middle Horizon (Poster). Institute of Andean Studies (50th, Berkeley).

2008 All-seeing Eye: Lewis-Williams and Dowson entoptic model applied to the Andean Huarpa ceramic art of the Early Intermediate Period. Society for American Archaeology (73rd, Vancouver).

2007b There Goes the Neighborhood: Inclusion and Exclusion of Middle Horizon Altiplano Religion. Northeast Conference on Andean Archaeology and Ethnohistory (26th, Ithaca College).

2007a Founding Fathers: Their Quest and Conquest for Andean Identity (Fundadores: suya Busqueda y Conquista para Identidad Andino). Dumbarton Oaks Colloquium, “The Southern Andean Iconographic Series”, chaired by William H. Isbell and Mauricio Uribe. (Universidad de Chile, Santiago).

2006 Quest or Conquest: An Andean Imperative to Appease Gods or Reconcile Kingdoms. Institute of Andean Studies (46th, Berkeley).

2001b Andean Archaeology Internet Research: A Vortal to the Past (Poster co-presented with Bruce Harley). Society for American Archaeology (66th, New Orleans).

2001a Q'otakalli and Huarpa Pottery: Tracing the Origins of the Wari Cuzco Occupation (Paper co-author with Mary Glowacki). Society for American Archaeology (66th, New Orleans).

2000b Cronología del contacto y de encuentros cercanos de Wari. III Simposio Internacional de Arqueología (18-20 agosto), Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.

2000a High Priests and Common Feasts: Huari ritual use of Anadenanthera colubrina. Institute of Andean Studies (40th, Berkeley).

1999 Huari: Putting the Cosmo in Cosmopolitan. Society for American Archaeology (64th, Chicago).

1997 It's 650 A.D. Do you know where your cultures are? Institute of Andean Studies (37th, Berkeley).

1994 Adapting to the Emerging Role of Wari Leadership. Society for American Archaeology (59th, Anaheim).

1993 Who Was Who in the Huari Empire. Institute of Andean Studies (33rd, Berkeley).

1991 Huari and Nieveria: A reassessment of coastal and sierra interaction. Institute of Andean Studies (31st, Berkeley).

1987 The Nasca Legacy. Society for American Archaeology (52nd, Toronto).

1986 Development of Huari Iconography: The Adoption of Ancient Symbols. Institute of Andean Studies (26th, Berkeley).

1983 Huarpa Style Ceramics as Indicators of Early Huari Culture. Institute of Andean Studies (23rd, Berkeley).

1982 Ceramic Style and Chronology at Huari, Peru. Society for American Archaeology (47th, Minneapolis).

1981 The Huari Transition: Exchange and Integration of Stylistic Information. Institute of Andean Studies (21st, Berkeley).

1976 A Consideration of Geomorphic Variables in Maximizing Information Retrieval at Direct Adverse Impact Sites. Northeastern Anthropological Association (Middletown, Conn).

1975 Diachronic versus Synchronic Interpretation of the Huarpa Ceramic Style during the Early Intermediat Period. Society for American Archaeology (40th, Dallas).

PUBLICATIONS:

[forthcoming] Founding Fathers of the Middle Horizon: Quests and Conquests for Andean Identity in the Wari Empire. In book based on: The Southern Andean Iconographic Series: A Colloquium in Pre-Columbian Art and Archaeology, organized by William H. Isbell and Mauricio Uribe and sponsored by Dumbarton Oaks, the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, the Universidad de Chile, and the State University of New York, Binghamton. March 2007, Santiago, Chile. Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute Press.

2016 La vida y los tiempos de El Señor Wari de Vilcabamba: cronología e identidad del Agente 103 en el imperio Wari durante el Horizonte Medio. In: Nuevas Perspectivas en la Organizacíon Política Wari edited by Miłosz Giersz y Krzysztof Makowski.Andes: Boletín del Centro de Estudios Precolombinos de la Universidad de Varsovia 9 (2013): 91-119. Contact author for English draft.

2013 Tiwanaku's Coming of Age: Refining Time and Style in the Altiplano. In: Visions of Tiwanaku, edited by Alexei Vranich and Charles Stanish, pp. 211-233. Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press.
[Draft]

2013 Unraveling the mysteries. HALI 176:88-95.
[Draft]

2013 El Poder Ritual de Wari en Conchopata: Una Interpretación de la Iconografía de la Anadenanthera Colubrina [Wari Ritual Power at Conchopata: An Interpretation of Anadenanthera Colubrina Iconography]. Culturas Sostenibles desde la Peripheria (Huaraz), 15(año 5):54-61.

2012 Archives in Clay: The Styles and Stories of Wari Ceramic Artists. In: Wari: Lords of the Ancient Andes, edited by Susan E. Bergh, pp.122-143. New York: Thames & Hudson.

2010 La imagen de los Señores de Huari y la recuperación de una identidad antigua. In: Señores de los Imperios del Sol, edited by Krzysztof Makowski, pp.196-209. Lima: Banco de Crédito. [English version with corrections]

2009 Datación estilística de la cerámica de los centros Huari. In: Conchopata: Revista de Arqueologia, 2 edited by Ismael Pérez Calderón and Luis Valle Alvarez, pp. 119-144. Ayacucho, Peru: Facultad de Ciencias Sociales,Universidad Nacional de San Cristóbal de Huamanga. [Spanish translation by Ismael Pérez Calderón of 1991 article]

2009 SAIS - The Origin, Development, and Dating of Tiahuanaco-Huari Iconography, (co-authored with William H. Isbell). In: Tiwanaku: Papers from the 2005 Mayer Center Symposium a the Denver Art Museum, edited by Margaret Young-Sánchez, pp.165-210. Denver: Denver Art Museum.

2006 Missing Links, Imaginary Links: Staff God Imagery in the South Andean Past, (coauthored with William H. Isbell). In: Andean Archaeology III: North and South, edited by William H. Isbell and Helaine Silverman, pp. 307-351. New York: Springer.

2005 Monkey Saw, Monkey Did: A Stylization Model for Correlating Nasca and Wari Chronology. Andean Past, 7:111-134. Contact author for .pdf reprint at: huarpa@cox.net

2001 La Cronología del Contacto y de Encuentros Cercanos de Wari. In: Huari y Tiwanaku: Modelos vs. Evidencias, Primera parte, edited by Peter Kaulicke y William H. Isbell, pp.69-87. Boletín de Arqueología PUCP, No.5. Lima: Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.

2001 Huari. In: Encyclopedia of Prehistory, Volume 7: South America, pp.138-149, edited by Peter N. Peregrine and Melvin Ember. New York: Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers.

2001 Quipu: a vortal dedicated to researchers of Andean archaeology (co-authored with Bruce Harley). The New Review of Information Networking 7:213-219.

2001 The Postmodern Conditions: Students, the Web, and Academic Library Services, (co-authored with Bruce Harley and Megan Dreger). Reference Services Review, 29(1):23-32.

2000 Wari Ritual Power at Conchopata: An interpretation of Anadenanthera Colubrina Iconography. Latin American Antiquity 11(4):387-402.

1994-2000 National University Library's Newsletter, Library Connection articles: NULS is ‘Teaming’ with Life; Internet: the Library without Brains; Close Encounters of the Trey Kind: Meeting Bill Gates; Bugs in a Rug, Peas in a Pod, Libraries in a System; Feeling Right at Home…@www.nu.edu/library; Is It True?; Information, Education and Opportunities: A Rose, Is A Rose, Is A Rose.

1991 Government Documents Reference Aid: An Expert System Development Project (co-authored with Bruce Harley). Government Publications Review, v.18: 15-33.

1991 Stylistic Date of Ceramics from the Huari Centers. In Huari Political Organization: Prehistoric Monumental Architecture and State Government, edited by William H. Isbell and Gordon F. McEwan, pp. 247-258. Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks.

1989 Isabel Truesdell Kelly. In Homenaje a Isabel Kelly, edited by Y. González, pp. 10-21. Mexico City: Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia.

1989 Artisans of the Realm: Art of the Wari Empire and Its Contemporaries. In Ancient Art of the Andean World, edited by S. Masuda and I. Shimada, pp. 107-123. Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten.

1988 Isabel Truesdell Kelly. In Women Anthropologists: A biographical dictionary, edited by U. Gacs, A. Khan, J. McIntyre and R. Weinberg, pp. 175-180. New York: Greenwood Press.

1983 A Study of the Andean Huari Ceramics of Middle Horizon 1. Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Anthropology, State University of New York, Binghamton. Contact author for .pdf version.

1976 A Study of the Huarpa Ceramic Style of the Andean Early Intermediate Period. Unpublished M.A. thesis, Department of Anthropology, State University of New York, Binghamton.
See Below: 1989 draft

Web Publications:

2013a Tiwanaku's Coming of Age: Refining Time and Style in the Altiplano. In: Visions of Tiwanaku, edited by Alexei Vranich and Charles Stanish, pp. 211-233. Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press.
[Draft]

2013b Unraveling the mysteries. HALI 176:88-95.
[Draft]

2010 La imagen de los Señores de Huari y la recuperación de una identidad antigua. In: Señores de los Imperios del Sol, edited by Krzysztof Makowski, pp.196-209. Lima: Banco de Crédito. [English version]

2005 Monkey saw, monkey did: a stylization model for correlating Nasca and Wari chronology Andean Past 7:111-134.
Visit: article (pdf)

2001 Quipu:a vortal dedicated to researchers of Andean archaeology. (authored with Bruce Harley) The New Review of Information Networking 7:213-219.
Visit: QUIPUNRINarticle.html

1993 Who Was Who in the Middle Horizon. Paper given at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Institute of Andean Studies, Berkeley
WWWIAS93Paper.html

1991 Huari and Nievería: a re-assessment of coastal and sierra interaction. Paper given at 31st Annual Meeting of the Institute of Andean Studies, Berkeley
IAS1991HuariNieveria

1989a An Early Intermediate Period Deposit of Huarpa Style Ceramics from the site of Huari, Department of Ayacucho, Perú.
Knobloch 1976 MA thesis as draft for publication

1989b Artisans of the Realm: Art of the Wari Empire and Its Contemporaries. In Ancient Art of the Andean World, edited by S. Masuda and I. Shimada, pp. 107-123. Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten.
ArtisansoftheRealm.html

1983 A Study of the Andean Huari Ceramics from the Early Intermediate Period to the Middle Horizon Epoch 1. Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation State University of New York at Binghamton.
Visit: Knobloch1983.pdf

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2002-present Who Was Who in the Middle Horizon Andean Prehistory. Research databases, analytical commentary and references.
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Free Consultation:

Though I have never held a professional, salaried position otherthan as a librarian (1990-2000), I am very honored that my Andeanist colleagues highly regard my expertise and gratefully acknowledge those who have asked me to collaborate, review, identify and/or date their material:
Pilar Alliende, Martha Anders, Rommel Angeles Falcon, Lloyd Anderson, Luz Antonio, Bar-Ami Artzi, Brian Bauer, Mario Benavides, Susan Bergh, Enrique Bragayrac, Karen Bruhns, Martha Cabrera, Luis Jaime Castillo, Warren Church, Christiane Clados, Alana Cordy-Collins, Christopher Donnan, Peter Eckhout, Mary Frame, Robert Feldman, Javier Fonseca Santacruz, Lynn Gamble, Jorge Gamboa, Miłosz Giersz, Mary Glowacki, Amy Grouleau, Paul Goldstein, Joerg Haeberli, Di Hu, William Isbell, Justin Jennings, Peter Kaulicki, Jonathan Kent, Greg Ketteman, Heidi King, Antti Korpisaari, Doris Kurella, Danielle Kurin, Ann Laffey, Kevin Lane, George Lau, Juan Leoni, Erik Marsh, Martin Mac Kay, Donald McClelland, Gordon McEwan, Frank Meddens, Charlene Milliken, Keith Muscutt, Donna Nash, Jason Nesbitt, Benjamin Nigra, Hide Nishizawa, Jose Ochatoma, Dennis Ogburn, Allison Paulsen, Victore Ponte, Denise Pozzi-Escot, Donald Proulx, Thomas Psota, Sergio Purini, Scott Raymond, Pablo Rendon, Ann Pollard Rowe, Chris Schaller, Katharina Schreiber, Izumi Shimada, Helaine Silverman, Nikki Slovak, Rebecca Stone, John Topic, Theresa Topic, Constantino Torres, Nicholas Tripcevich, Lidio Valdez, Kevin Vaughn, Alexei Vranich, Shinya Watanabe, Patrick Ryan Williams, Verity Whalen, Barbara Wolff.

Member of Public Societies: Zoological Society of San Diego; Sierra Club; Union of Concerned Scientists.

LANGUAGES:

English (native language); Spanish (fluent reading, writing, speaking); Hyper-Text Markup Language.

OTHER SKILLS:

2002-2005, 2007: Palomar College Cabinet Furniture and Technology, part-time student.[Clock & Wine Cabinet; Morris Chair innovation; Settle with Billiard Table; Cantilever Box; Two-slat ladder-back chair with woven hickory bark seat; Marquetry mirror on Arts/Craft Hall Tree; Tenor Ukulele, mahogany, rosewood, pineapple-shape head; ] . Volunteering travel support for International Rescue Committee, San Diego, CA.

Last Updated: February 10, 2017