Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Patricia Alexander Lagarde

Student - Ph.D. Student

Patricia Alexander Lagarde is a student in the joint Latin American Studies and Art History Ph.D. program. She earned her B.A. in Anthropology from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, TX, in 2007, followed by an M.A. in Anthropology from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, in 2009. Her master’s thesis is titled “The Significance of Wrinkle Face in Moche Iconography and the Copulation Theme.”

From 2010-2014, Patricia worked as the Executive Assistant to the Director at the New Orleans Museum of Art. She has also held internships with the Kimbell Art Museum, New Orleans Museum of Art, and Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, as well as worked on excavations in Blue Creek, Belize, with the Maya Research Program and Cerro León, Peru, with the MOCHE Origins Project. Patricia’s research interests include pre-Columbian art and iconography in the Andean region.