Dr. Anthony F. Aveni | Professor Emeritus

Anthony F. Aveni is the Russell Colgate Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Astronomy, Anthropology, and Native American Studies, serving appointments in both Departments of Physics and Astronomy and Sociology and Anthropology at Colgate University, where he has taught since 1963. 

Dr. Aveni helped develop the field of archaeoastronomy and now is considered one of the founders of Mesoamerican archaeoastronomy, in particular for his research in the astronomical history of the Maya Indians of ancient Mexico.

Dr. Aveni is a lecturer, speaker, and editor/author of three dozen books on ancient astronomy. Prof. Aveni has also lectured on astronomy related subjects on the Cunard & Crystal cruise lines.



Bryant Gumbel interviews Colgate University Professor Dr. Anthony F. Aveni

on NBC's Today Show. Aveni was named National Professor of the Year in 1982.

Skywatchers of Ancient Mexico

by Dr. Anthony F. Aveni.

1991 Solar Eclipse Lecture Series

Patterns on the Pampa:

Secrets of the Nazca Lines.

Vanderbilt University June 2009

The End of Time: The Maya Mystery of 2012

Dr. Anthony F. Aveni at Colgate University