Lena Mortensen

Lena Mortensen
Assistant Professor - On Leave
Telephone number
(416) 208-4812
Building HL 330

Teaching Interests

Fieldwork in Social and Cultural Anthropology; the Anthropology of Food; Anthropology of Tourism; Material Worlds

Research Interests

Heritage, Identity, and Politics of the Past; Tourism, Representation, and Commodification of Culture; Ethnography of Archaeology

Selected Recent Publications

2014 - Mortensen, Lena. (2014) “Branding Value in Maya Archaeological Tourism.” Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change. 12(3): 237–252. DOI:10.1080/14766825.2014.939392.

2012 - Mortensen, Lena. Invited Commentary on Patricia A. McAnany and Shoshaunna Parks, “Casualties of Heritage Distancing.” Current Anthropology 53(1):80-107 (97-8).

2010 - Mortensen, Lena. “Fronteras sin Marcar: Contextos de la arqueología de Copán.” Yaxkín. 45(2):87-109. (revised version of 2007 Archaeologies article)

2009 - Mortensen, Lena. “Assessing the Local, National, and Transnational Values of Honduran Heritage.” Practicing Anthropology 31(3):36-39

2009 - Mortensen, Lena and Julie Hollowell (eds.). Ethnographies and Archaeologies: Iterations of the Past. Gainesville: University Press of Florida.