Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, American University of Central Asia
Aida Abdykanova has lived in Bishkek city, Kyrgyzstan since 1998. Since 2007, Aida has been working as an archaeologist and professor in the Anthropology Program at the American University of Central Asia. Her research interests are Paleolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic Archaeology of Kyrgyzstan and Central Asia.
She graduated from the historical faculty of Kyrgyz National University in Bishkek in 2003. Aida received received her candidate of historical sciences degree in the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of the Siberian Branch of the Academy of Sciences in Novosibirsk, Russia in 2008.