March 30, 2021
The Archaeological Institute of America is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Emma Blake and Dr. Robert Schon as the next joint Editors-in-Chief of the American Journal of Archaeology (AJA).
Dr. Blake, Associate Professor in the School of Anthropology at the University of Arizona, is the codirector of the Arizona Sicily Project and a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology. She is the author of Social Networks and Regional Identity in Bronze Age Italy (Cambridge University Press) and has been published in many edited volumes and peer-reviewed journals, including the AJA. Her current research includes Italy in the first millennium BCE, western Sicily, social network analysis, migration, and identity.
Dr. Schon, Associate Professor in the School of Anthropology and in the Department of Religious Studies and Classics, and Associate Director of the School of Anthropology at the University of Arizona, is the codirector of the Arizona Sicily Project and the director of the Archaeology of Baseball in Southeastern Arizona project. His primary research focuses include the Aegean Bronze Age, ancient statecraft, landscape archaeology, and ancient weights and measures.
We warmly welcome them both to the AJA and wish them success in the years to come. You can reach them at firstname.lastname@example.org beginning July 1, 2021.