Odlanyer Hernandez de Lara
Ph.D. Student, Anthropology Department
Odlanyer is a doctoral student from Cuba with a focus on historical archaeology. His research interest includes conflict and battlefield archaeology, the archaeology of contemporary past, heritage and memory. He studied undergraduate sociocultural studies at University of Matanzas (Cuba) and anthropology at University of Buenos Aires (Argentina) before graduating from University of Florida. He has conducted archaeological research and CRM projects in Cuba, Argentina, and United States for over two decades in urban and rural contexts, including precolonial sites, coffee and sugar plantations, fortifications, urban and rural residences. His publications include several papers, single-authored and edited books, the more recent: "Arqueología en Campos de Batalla: América Latina en Perspectiva "(2020), and "Fortificaciones de Matanzas, 1693-1876" (2019). He is the editor for the Cuba Arqueológica journal of archaeology.