AIA News

November 9, 2023

AJA Museum Review Editor Announcement

We’re pleased to welcome Dr. Lindsay Der as the next Museum Review Editor for the American Journal of Archaeology

Dr. Der is an Honorary Research Associate at The University of British Columbia. She holds a B.A. from The University of British Columbia and an M.A. and a Ph.D. from Stanford University. A Near Eastern archaeologist, her research interests include human-animal relationships, cultural heritage, ritual and symbolism, archaeology and ethics, and public archaeology. She has conducted fieldwork in Turkey, Belize, and Sicily. Dr. Der is the Principal Investigator of the Negative Heritage Project and her current research examines the use of disruptive technologies as a preservation tool for archaeological sites destroyed by armed conflict. She has taught archaeology, material culture, and cultural heritage at The University of British Columbia and the University of Victoria. In addition to authoring journal articles and book reviews, she is co-editor of The Archaeology of Entanglement (Routledge 2015) and was a guest on the BBC podcast/BBC Radio 4 show You’re Dead to Me. Dr. Der is also a member of the Editorial Board of Near Eastern Archaeology

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Dr. Lindsay Der, the new AJA Museum Review Editor.

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