National Lecture Program

AIA Lecturer: Scott MacEachern

Affiliation: Bowdoin College

Scott MacEachern is Professor of Anthropology at Bowdoin College, and holds his degrees from the University of Prince Edward Island and the University of Calgary (M.A. and Ph.D. in Archaeology), His areas of specialization are African archaeology and ethnography, state formation processes, cultural heritage management, and archaeology and genetics.  He has conducted fieldwork in Cameroon, Chad, Nigeria, Kenya and Ghana, as well as a number of sites in Canada, and is Director of the DGB Archaeological Project in Northern Cameroon.  He has published extensively, and has been the recipient of many grants and fellowships; his most recent publication project is Searching for Boko Haram: a history of violence in Central Africa (Oxford University Press, in review).

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