George Scheper

George Scheper, Faculty Associate of the MLA and Odyssey programs, received the Ph.D. in English from Princeton University. He has contributed numerous scholarly journal essays, encyclopedia articles and book reviews on religion and cultural studies.

A major focus of Scheper’s scholarly commitment and involvement is study of the PreColumbian cultures of America: the Maya, the Inca, the Aztec and other ancient and contemporary Native American peoples. Scheper regularly directs National Endowment for the Humanities national Institutes for college faculty on PreColumbian and Native American studies, on site in the Andes, Mexico and Central America and the U.S. Southwest and the Pacific Northwest, and in addition has conducted numerous travel/study courses in Europe, Asia and Latin America.