Caroline Sauvage

Associate Professor of Classics and Archaeology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

International Trade Social Identity Through Archaeological Objects Late Bronze Age Archaeology of the Ancient World Trade and Maritime Exchanges in the Eastern Mediterranean

Benjamin Steere

Associate Professor · Western Carolina University

Ben Steere's primary areas of interest for research and teaching include Southeastern archaeology and Cherokee archaeology.

Indigenous archaeology Household Anthropology Cherokee Archaeology Archaeology of Eastern North America Household Archaeology

Davide Zori, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History and Archaeology · Baylor University

Medieval world research focused on the Viking expansion into the North Atlantic and 8th-12th century Italian population movements.

History Archaeology Medieval History Viking Expansion into North America Social Standing in the Viking Age

Katerina Zacharia

Professor of Classics, Chair of Classics & Archaeology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Classics and Archaeology Classical Reception Greek drama Greek Cinema Greek ethnicity

Marcello Canuto

Professor and Director of the Middle American Research Institute · Tulane University

Marcello Canuto researches integrative mechanisms that the ancient Maya used to build and maintain a socio-politically complex society.

Ancient Maya Anthropology Mesoamerica Archaeological Remote Sensing Socio-Political Complexity

Dr Simon Underdown

Reader in Biological Anthropology in the Human Origins and Paleo-Environments Research Group · Oxford Brookes University

He researches human evolution - examining ancient DNA to reconstruct past human and animal life.

Public Engagement in Science Human Evolution Anthropology Ancient DNA Genetics

Whitney Battle-Baptiste

Professor of Anthropology / Director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Center · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Whitney Battle-Baptiste's research focuses on how the intersection of race, gender, class and sexuality look through an archaeological lens.

W.E.B. Du Bois Black Feminist Theory Race, Labor and Social Justice Black Archeology Heritage Studies

Sonya Atalay

Provost Professor of Anthropology and Director of Center for Braiding Indigenous Knowledges and Science (CBIKS) · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Sonya Atalay explores ways that repatriation and reclaiming of heritage provides lessons for decolonizing and Indigenizing institutions

Indigenous Knowledge Indigenous Studies Native American Studies Cultural Anthropology Critical Heritage Studies

Lauren McMillan

Assistant Professor · University of Mary Washington

Lauren McMillan is the University of Mary Washington's resident historical archaeologist and an expert on middle-Atlantic American history.

African Disapora Archaeology Archaeology Anthropology Historical Archaeology

Joanne Hammond

Archaeologist · Pacific Heritage Research

Heritage expert connected to BC's archaeology and Indigenous heritage communities, dedicated to public outreach on BC's past.

Archaeology Archaeological Research Archaeological Survey land use studies Heritage

Dave Lunt

Department Chair, Associate Professor of History · Southern Utah University

History expert, specializing in ancient Greece, ancient Greek athletics, and the history of the olympic games

Sociology American History Ancient Greece Ancient Greek Athletes Classical Studies

Jason James

Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology · University of Mary Washington

Jason James' research comes out of a fascination and dismay at the power of collective identities with nations, ethnic groups, and "races."

Anthropology Sociology German Studies Nationalism Tourism

Paul Harris

Professor of English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Geo-Poetics & Geo-Philosophy Literary Theory Interdisciplinary study of time Outsider Art/The Watts Towers of Los Angeles OULIPO/writing under constraints

Heidi Fessler

Senior Lecturer of Classics and Archaeology · Loyola Marymount University

Heidi Fessler is an archaeologist and historian of ancient Israel specializing in the geography of the Holy Land, and ancient warfare.

Ancient Greek Medicine Archaeology and the Bible Archaeology Ancient Warfare

Steven Sidebotham

Professor, History · University of Delaware

Prof. Sidebotham researches the ancient global economy.

Ancient Global Economy Trade in the Ancient World Egyptian Archaeology Greek Archaeology Roman Archaeology

Derek Buzasi, Ph.D.

Expert in astrophysics, spaceflight and optics · Florida Gulf Coast University

Derek Buzasi's research involves almost anything to do with stars or the sun.

Stars Asteroseismology Nonlinear Dynamics Satellites and Spaceflight Exoplanets

Joseph T. Hefner

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Environmental Science · Michigan State University

Joseph Hefner is an expert on identifying human remains from medico-legal contexts.

Human Osteology Categorical Data Analysis Human Variation Anthropology Forensic Anthropology

Brett Riggs

Professor · Western Carolina University

A research archaeologist, Brett Riggs is a former deputy tribal historical preservation officer for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.

Landscape Archaeology Prehistoric Archaeology Cultural Heritage Excavation Protection Of Cultural Heritage

Lawrence A. Tritle

Professor Emeritus of History · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Comparative War and Violence Vietnam War Impact of Violence On Culture and Society Greek and Roman History Study of War and Violence

Janet Goldner

Sculptor, Photographer, Videographer · Janet Goldner studio

Artist; Cross Cultural & International Consulting; African Arts & Culture Expert

Arts Adventure Travel Cultural Heritage