Andean art and architecture (with an emphasis on textiles); Costa Rican sculpture; museology; perceptual theory; art and shamanism.
Seeing with New Eyes: Highlights Michael C. Carlos Museum Collection of Art of the Ancient Americas. Michael C. Carlos Museum/University of Washington Press. 2002. (Winner of the Association for Latin American Art, 2002 International Book of the Year Award, awarded February 2003, New York City.)
Art of the Andes from Chavin to Inca, Thames and Hudson, 1995.
To Weave for the Sun: Andean Textiles in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1992.
Articles on Chavin and Wari textiles, periodization, and camelid imagery
Textiles of the Americas; Ancient American Sculpture and Museology; Inca Art and Architecture; Art of the Intermediate Area.