AIA Tour Leaders

Mikael Adolphson

Archaeological Institute of America lecturer and host Mikael Adolphson is Keidanren Professor and Chair of Japanese Studies at the University of Cambridge. A premodernist, he was inspired by the similarities […]


Paul G. Bahn

Dr. Paul G. Bahn is a leading archaeological writer, translator, and broadcaster in the field of archaeology. He is a Contributing Editor of the AIA’s Archaeology magazine, and his article “Cloning […]


Colleen Batey

Dr. Colleen Batey is Senior Lecturer in Archaeology at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, with honorary positions at both the University of the Highlands and Islands and Hunter College, New […]


Peter Brand

Peter J. Brand (Ph.D., University of Toronto) is an Egyptologist specializing in history, art, language, and epigraphy. His research examines the history and culture of New Kingdom Egypt (ca. 1550-1100 […]


Michael Brennan

Leader Archaeological Institute of America lecturer and host Michael Brennan, Ph.D. has 17 years of experience in maritime archaeology, marine geology, and oceanography. Dr. Brennan received his bachelor’s degree in […]


Jo Burkholder

Dr. Jo Burkholder is an archaeologist whose work focuses on cultures of the ancient Andes. She has excavated at several different sites in Peru as well as along the shores […]


Matthew Canepa

Matthew P. Canepa (PhD, University of Chicago) is Professor of Art History at the University of Minnesota. As an historian of art, archaeology, and religions, he is intrigued by topics […]


Joan Breton Connelly

Joan Breton Connelly is Professor of Classics and Art History at New York University. An archaeologist who has excavated throughout Greece, Kuwait, and Cyprus (where she has directed the Yeronisos […]


Michelle Damian

Michelle Damian (PhD, University of Southern California), began working as an Assistant Professor at Monmouth College (IL) after a year as a postdoctoral fellow at the Reischauer Institute of Japanese […]


James Delgado

Archaeological Institute of America lecturer and host James Delgado, Ph.D. is among the world’s leading experts in maritime archaeology and cultural heritage. Dr. Delgado joined SEARCH in 2017 and serves […]


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