Carl Lipo Receives the Society For American Archaeology's Book Award for "The Statues that Walked: Unraveling the Mystery of Easter Island"

Professor of Anthropology Carl Lipo received the Society for American Archaeology’s (SAA) Book Award in the public category for The Statues that Walked: Unraveling the Mystery of Easter Island, a book co-authored with Professor of Anthropology Terry Hunt of the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Lipo and Hunt were honored at SAA’s Annual Business Meeting and Awards Ceremony on Friday, April 20th, 2012, in Memphis, Tennessee.

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In addition to teaching and research, Lipo is co-founder of CSULB’s Institute for Integrated Research in Materials, Environments and Society (IIRMES), a laboratory for interdisciplinary research.

Carl Lipo (L) and Terry Hunt with their fabricated moai statue for the forthcoming NOVA/National Geographic television documentary about Easter Island.