Headshot of Jerry Moore.

Jerry Moore, Ph.D.

Title: Professor
Email: jmoore@csudh.edu
(310) 243-3845

Areas of Expertise

Anthropology and Archaeology, Prehistoric Cultural Landscapes and Built Environments, Archaeology of Andean South America, Archaeology of Western North America

Professional Background

Dr. Moore is an archaeologist, writer and professor who has conducted archaeological research in Peru, Mexico, and southern California. He specializes in prehistoric cultural landscapes and built environments, archaeology of Andean South America, and archaeology of Western North America. Moore has edited and authored numerous articles and books, including “Architecture and Power in the Prehispanic Andes: The Archaeology of Public Buildings” (Cambridge University Press, 1996), “Visions of Culture: An Introduction to Anthropological Theories and Theorists” (Altamira/Rowman and Littlefield Press 4th edition, 2012), “Cultural Landscapes in the Prehispanic Andes: Archaeologies of Place” (University Press of Florida, 2005), and, “The Prehistory of South America: Ancient Cultural Diversity on the Least Known Continent” (University Press of Colorado; forthcoming June 2014).


Ph.D., University of California Santa Barbara


English, Spanish


Professor Jerry Moore Shares Life in the Field in Latest Book ‘Incidence of Travel,’ CSUDH Campus News Center, 2017

Field Notes from Peru: A Blog by Dr. Jerry Moore and Anthropology Students, CSUDH Campus News Center, 2014

Professor of Anthropology Jerry Moore Honored with Prestigious Book Award, CSUDH Campus News Center, 2014

Jerry Moore: Authoring an Anthropological Look of Home, CSUDH Campus News Center, 2012