Nam Kim, Associate Professor of Anthropology, joined UW-Madison in 2010 after receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Chicago. As an anthropological archaeologist, his main research interests include the archaeology of East and Southeast Asia, sociopolitical complexity, early forms of cities, and organized violence and warfare. Since 2005, he has conducted archaeological fieldwork in Vietnam at the Co Loa settlement in the Red River Delta. An affiliate of the Centers for East Asia and Southeast Asia, he is the author of Emergent Warfare in Our Evolutionary Past and numerous other publications.
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