University of Pennsylvania (PhD)

University of California, Berkeley (BA)

Academic Positions


Visiting Assitant Professor, UCLA (2012-2015)

Research Associate, UCLA (2009-2011)

Summer Field Instructor, Harvard University (2003-2006)

Lecturer and Research Associate, University of Pennsylvania (1999-2004)


Awards and Grants

Cusco and Machu Pichu, Peru
Tiwanaku, Bolivia

Xunantunich, Belize
Blageovgrad, Bulgaria

Rodji, India

Tonto Basin, United States

Roccagloriosa, Italy

Tarragona, Spain

Fullbright Scholar

Dumbarton Oaks (Harvard) Research Fellowship
National Science Foundation Research Grant ($1,000,200)
National Science Foundation Research Grant ($110,000)

Field Work and Research

2010                VRANICH, A. Revolorizando a Max Uhle en Tiwanaku, in  Max Uhle (1856-1944). Evaluaciones de sus Investigaciones y Obras. Edited by Peter Kaulicke, Fondo Editorial PUCP, Lima, Perú.

2006                VRANICH, A. The Construction and Reconstruction of Ritual Space at Tiwanaku, Bolivia (A.D. 500-1000).  Journal of Field Archaeology 31 (2): 121-136.

2009                VRANICH, A. The City of Tiwanaku. In Papers of the New World Art Symposium Tiwanaku. Denver Museum of Art, edited by Margaret Sanchez-Young.  .

Select Publications

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2013             VRANICH, A., & C.Stanish (Editors). Visions of Tiwanaku, Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, Los Angeles.

2013                VRANICH, A., A. Levine (Editors).  Advances in Titicaca Basin Archaeology 2, Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, Los Angeles

2014              VRANICH, A. Prehistoric Urban Archaeology in the Americas: A view from

Cusco, Peru. Backdirt Magazine, Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, Los Angeles.

Landscape Architecture


2003                VRANICH, A. La Pirámide de Akapana: Reconsiderando el Centrol Monumental de Tiwanaku. In Huari y Tiwanaku; Modelos vs. Evidencias, ed. P. Kaulicke and W. H. Isbell, 295–308. Boletín de Arqueología 5. Lima: Fondo Editorial de la Pontifica Universidad Católica del Perú.


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