Augusto Bazán has a bachelor’s degree in social science and licence in Archaeology from Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos. He has more than a decade of experience in archaeological research on the Peruvian north and central coast, as well as in the north-central highlands.
His research focuses on the occupations of the Late Archaic (3000-1800 BC) and Formative Periods (1800 BC-200 AD) of the Central Andes, with particular emphasis on the north-central coastal valleys, as well as topics related to higher education in Peruvian archaeology, specialized editorial production, and the impact of archaeological production (not only editorial) on society in general. Most of his work experience was carried out with the Archaeological Research and Conservation Project in Chavin de Huántar, where he served as Co-Director.
He is currently Resident Archaeologist of El Brujo Archaeological Complex. He is in charge of the archaeology division, including scientific research and conservation, focusing on the determination of new topics of study and the application of appropriate methodologies according to institutional interests (research protocols), and formulation and monitoring of the editorial policy.