Addressing #MeToo and Exploitation in Anthropology

The explosion of awareness and public conversation on bullying, harassment, sexual violence, and exploitation in recent years can hardly have gone unnoticed by anyone in academia. Access to important archaeological sites has apparently been contingent on securing favor from key “Alpha Males.”

Cultural Models Theory

While research on cultural models dates back at least three decades, it has typically been conducted by scholars in isolation without a clear acknowledgement of a common agenda. I intend to amend this situation and introduce what I define as cultural models theory (CMT) and set a clear and original path for future research.