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In Memoriam: Alberto Rex Gonzalez

These experiences and developments spread to different Latin American countries elevating archaeological studies as a popular and well-known discipline in the region. Inhe was awarded the Bicentennial Medal from the Smithsonian Institution.

Published by Society for American Archaeology. He served in different positions in Argentina: A rxe Americanist, he will be missed and remembered fondly. Although autobiographical, the book contains hundred of anecdotes written in a very strait forward way with a philosophical touch that gives depth to Rex Gonzalez legacy. He received his Ph.


He published extensively on an array of themes, precolombnio notably: Alberto Rex Gonzalez This page can be found at http: Gonzalez most valuable contributions was his enormous influence on the establishment and improvement of higher education programs in anthropology and archaeology in Argentina. Perhaps his greatest and most long-standing scholarly interest was in the problem of evolution, an interest that he attributed to F.

Rex Gonzalez was a leading figure in South American Archaeology.

Gonzalez used his influence to establish the Congress of Argentinean Archaeology to further promote the discipline, which led to the establishment of several undergraduate programs preolombino graduate programs offering doctoral degrees.

During his over 70 years of practicing archaeology, Dr.

He participated actively in other Americanist Congresses: A former medical doctor from Universidad Nacional de Cordoba Argentinahe attended Precolonbino University at the advice of Julian Steward, Wendell Bennett, and Alfred Metraux, becoming a member of one of zrgentina most memorable generations of anthropologists.


He became a professor at Universidad Nacional del Litoral in He was President of the 37th Congress of Americanists. The legacy of these efforts are programs that continue to prepare hundreds of young students, who will be instrumental in the future development of Argentinean archaeology and beyond.

His work rec combined his interests in art, hunters and gatherers, ethnography, metallurgy, human biology, and museum studies. For two years —68he was visiting professor at Harvard University.