Here are some of the scholars who have contributed to this blog. This list will change as more people contribute. Please feel free to contact contributors if you have any questions.

Marcello A. Canuto is currently Director of the Middle American Research Institute and Professor of Anthropology at Tulane University. He received his BA from Harvard University in 1991 and his PhD from the University of Pennsylvania in 2002. Before coming to Tulane in 2009, he was an Assistant Professor at Yale University.

Francisco Estrada-Belli is Research Professor at the Middle American Research Institute at Tulane University. He received his BA from University of Rome, La Sapienza in 1991 and PhD in archaeology from Boston University in 1998. He directs the MARI-GISLAB and the Holmul Archaeological project. In 2010 he co-founded the Maya Archaeological Initiative, a non-profit to promote ancient Maya culture.

Luke Auld-Thomas is a Ph.D. candidate in Anthropology at Tulane University. Since 2015, he has conducted fieldwork in and around the archaeological site of El Achiotal in northwestern Petén, Guatemala.

David Webster focuses on Mesoamerican, especially Lowland Maya, archaeology. He has had many field projects in Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras. Areas of topical interest include cultural evolution, particularly the origin of complex societies; cultural and political ecology; prehistoric warfare, settlement patterns, household archaeology, demographic reconstructions, and the origins of agriculture.  In 2000 Professor Webster completed four seasons of settlement surveys and household excavations around the Classic Maya site of Piedras Negras, in northwestern Guatemala, and in 2003 turned his attention again to examining archaeological evidence of ancient Maya warfare.