David M. Hyde

David M. Hyde

Lecturer in Anthropology, MGMM Instructor


Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
M.A., Washington State University,
B.A., University of Texas at Austin


Instructor of MGMM 631 Curating the Past (archaeology-based course), Summer Practicum workshops

David Hyde, Ph.D., has taught at Western Colorado University in the Anthropology department since 2011. He was one of the founders of the MGMM program. He is a well-published anthropological archaeologist specializing in Maya archaeology. Dr. Hyde has 20 years of archaeological experience, with most of his work taking place in Belize, Central America, where he has directed a field school for the University of Texas in San Antonio and for Western Colorado University since 2009.