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Smith-Guzmán, Nicole E. view

Archaeology Curator

Nicole E. Smith-Guzmán, PhD is a bioarchaeologist specializing in paleopathology, and currently holds positions as Archaeology Curator at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and National Researcher I at the National Secretariat of Science, Technology and Innovation (SENACYT)'s National Research System in Panama. Her research has focused on describing the lived experiences of prehispanic Panamanian populations through a biocultural lens, and on developing methods to identify evidence of the impacts of tropical infectious diseases like malaria on ancient human populations.


Research Areas

Geographic Focus

Background And Education

Education And Training


Selected Publications