Monica L. Smith

Portrait of Monica L.  Smith

Monica Smith is an archaeologist with the Faculty of Anthropology, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), USA, whose principal research interests are the human interaction with material culture, urbanism as a long-term human phenomenon, and the development of social complexity.

Her current research project is at the ancient city of Sisupalgarh in eastern India, in collaboration with Dr. R.K. Mohanty of Pune's Deccan College. She also maintains long-term research interests in the American Southwest, particularly on the historic period.