Carolyn L. White

Carolyn L. White is professor of anthropology at the University of Nevada, Reno, where she holds the Mamie Kleberg Chair in Historic Preservation. Her research focuses on cultural heritage, the materiality of daily life, the intersection of and collaboration between art and archaeology, and the built environment; she pioneered the theory and practice of active site archaeology. Her newest book is The Archaeology of Burning Man: The Rise and Fall of Black Rock City (University of New Mexico Press, 2022).