AIA Tour Leaders

Gocha Tsetskhladze

Gocha Tsetskhladze (Ph.D. Moscow, D.Phil. Oxford) is a classical archaeologist who specializes in ancient Greek colonization and the archaeology of the Mediterranean, the Black Sea, Caucasia, Anatolia, and Central and Eastern Europe in the first millennium B.C. For more than twenty years he has excavated several Greek colonial sites around the Black Sea (in Georgia, […]


Val Turner

Dr. Val Turner has been Shetland’s Regional Archaeologist since the post was created in 1986, and she lives in Shetland on a small croft with her husband. She has Project Managed two big excavations and public access projects on behalf of her employers, Shetland Amenity Trust: Old Scatness Broch saw the twelve-year excavation of an […]


Joyce C. White

Archaeological Institute of America lecturer and host Joyce C. White will share insights with you throughout this journey. Dr. White has worked in Southeast Asian archaeology since the mid-1970s and currently directs a field-based archaeological research program in Laos that focuses on the history and prehistory of the Mekong Basin. She is co-director of the […]


María Nieves Zedeño

María Nieves Zedeño (PhD 1991, Southern Methodist University) is a Research Anthropologist at the Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology and a Professor of Anthropology at the School of Anthropology, University of Arizona, in Tucson. Her areas of expertise include northern Plains archaeology, ethnohistory, and ethnography, and her research focus is on hunter-gatherers, landscape and […]


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