Social Sciences

Elizabeth Sills

Elizabeth Sills

Title: Assistant Professor of Geography
Department: Social Sciences
Building: BUS 235
Phone: 903.566.7442


Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, PhD. Geography (Anthropology Concentration), May 2013
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, M.A. Anthropology 2007
University of Texas at Austin, B.A in Anthropology, 1999


Dr. E. Cory Sills is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Sciences where she teaches courses in geography and GIS (geographic information systems). She is an undergraduate advisor for the Social Science major and the faculty advisor for the Social Science Club. Dr. Sills carries out research in Maya archaeology as a collaborator on the Underwater Maya project in southern Belize. Her research interests are 3D digital imaging, underwater archaeology, sea-level changes, ancient economies including salt production, and ancient Maya wooden architecture. She has published articles on her research in Anthropology News, The SAA Archaeological Record, Journal for Archaeological Sciences: Reports, Mexicon, Research Reports in Belizean Archaeology, and ACUA Underwater Archaeology Proceedings. ​

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