Laura Osorio Sunnucks

Dr. Laura Osorio Sunnucks is Head of the Santo Domingo Centre of Excellence for Latin American Research at the British Museum. Previously she was Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow for Latin America at the Museum of Anthropology (MOA), University of British Columbia. She has also worked on the Indigenous and Minority Fellowship Programme at UNESCO Paris and in Anglophone education at the Louvre Museum. She holds a PhD in Mesoamerican Art and Heritage from the Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University.

Object Biography:
A Dolphin Tooth Necklace from the Rubber Boom Genocide Collections at the British Museum
(co-authors: Juan Alvaro Echeverri, Oscar Román Jitdutjaaño, Alicia Sánchez,  María de las Mercedes Martínez Milantchi, and Maria Fernanda Esteban Palma)