Alba Menéndez Pereda
Alba Menéndez Pereda is a PhD candidate in the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA where she specializes in Inca archaeology. She holds a BA from Durham University, and an MPhil from the University of Cambridge. Alba’s doctoral research examines Inca funerary traditions in relation to the landscape and practices of remembrance. She has conducted fieldwork and worked with museums in England, Italy, Spain, and Peru as part of academic and cultural resource management projects. Alba is strongly interested in public engagement and manages and creates content for the social media accounts of various research groups.