Paula Ugalde

University Fellows Cohort Member, 2016-2017
PhD Student, Anthropology
Portrait of Paula Ugalde
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Paula Ugalde is a doctoral student in the Anthropology program. She earned her BA in Archaeology from the Universidad de Chile. Her research focuses on the early peopling of the Atacama Desert. Broadly, Paula is interested in the history of humans settling harsh and unknown territories. She wants to develop a geoarchaeology research approach line to site formation processes in the Atacama. Throughout her career, she has been devoted to outreach activities. Her more recent work includes a story for children based on the Inca civilization. Aside from archaeology, she enjoys singing, writing, and swimming.