On Monday I will embark on my research voyage to Taiwan! Six months to learn more about ancient agriculture and crops, their role in transforming Paleolithic hunting and gathering and in dealing with modern challenges of climate change. A modest goal.


This picture of my Dad climbing a seemingly endless stairway in Taroko National Park captures my feelings…

Boise State University, my ‘home’, has been super helpful about getting the word out about my research interests and the upcoming project in Taiwan. Here are some good links to click on to learn more:



And here is my home page in the Anthropology Department, https://anthropology.boisestate.edu/pei-lin-yu/

Thanks for reading, please weigh in with your comments, and I look forward to hearing from you!