Ph.D. University of California, Santa Barbara 2000
M.A. University of California, Santa Barbara 1996
B.A. University of Washington, 1992
2014, K.J. Vaughn, J.W. Eerkens, C. Lipo, S. Sakai, and K. Schreiber, It’s About Time? Testing the Dawson Ceramic Seriation Using Luminescence Dating, Southern Nasca Region, Peru. Latin American Antiquity 25(4):449-461.
2013, N. Tripcevich and K.J. Vaughn (eds.), Mining and Quarrying in the Ancient Andes: Sociopolitical, Economic and Symbolic Dimensions, Springer.
2012, J. Kantner and K.J. Vaughn, Pilgrimage as Costly Signal: Religiously Motivated Cooperation in Chaco and Nasca. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 31:66-82.
2011, K.J. Vaughn, L. Dussubieux, P.R. Williams, A Pilot Compositional Analysis of Nasca Ceramics from the Kroeber Collection. Journal of Archaeological Science 38:3560-3567.
2010, K.J. Vaughn, J. Eerkens and J. Kantner (eds.), The Evolution of Leadership: Transitions in Decision Making from Small-Scale to Middle-Range Societies, School of Advanced Research Press, Santa Fe.
2009, K.J. Vaughn, The Ancient Andean Village: Marcaya in Prehispanic Nasca. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.
2006, K.J. Vaughn. Craft Production, Exchange, and Political Power in the Pre-Incaic Andes. Journal of Archaeological Research 14(4):313-344.
2004, K.J. Vaughn. Households, Crafts, and Feasting in the Ancient Andes: The Village Context of Early Nasca Craft Consumption. Latin American Antiquity 15(1):61-88.
Sociopolitical complexity; political economies of middle-range societies; human behavioral ecology; pilgrimage; pre-industrial mining; village and household archaeology; archaeometry; ceramic analysis; Andean South America; Nasca