Meet Our Experts
Archaeologist and National Geographic grantee Matthew Piscitelli specializes in the role of religion in the development of early civilizations across the globe. He has led excavations in Peru, Bolivia, and Greece. His doctoral research was focused on the use of modern technology to reconstruct ancient rituals at some of the earliest religious sites along the north central coast of Peru. Currently, Matt manages one of the National Geographic Society’s grants programs, working with researchers focused on anthropology, archaeology, astronomy, geography, geology and paleontology. Matt joined the Peru expedition in 2017. Expert information for 2018 coming soon.