Lecturers
Ivančica Schrunk
Ivančica (Vanča) Dvoržak Schrunk was born in Zagreb, Croatia, and teaches ancient history and archaeology at the University of St. Thomas (St. Paul, MN), and a community class in the Croatian language. She has published numerous articles and has co-...
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Cynthia W. Shelmerdine
Archaeological Institute of America lecturer and host Cynthia W. Shelmerdine is Robert M. Armstrong Centennial Professor, emerita, in the Classics Department at The University of Texas at Austin. Her specialty is the Aegean Bronze Age, particularly...
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Miriam T. Stark
Professor Miriam T. Stark has worked in Southeast Asian archaeology since 1987 and currently directs field-based archaeological research programs in Cambodia that focus on political economy and state formation. She is a co-director of the Lower...
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Ian Tattersall
Ian Tattersall, American Museum of Natural History curator emeritus, is a renowned expert on physical anthropology and human evolution. He has lectured to acclaim on numerous expeditions to Spain, France, and throughout the world. Trained in geology...
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Ben Thomas
Ben Thomas is the Director of Programs for the Archaeological Institute of America and an Assistant Professor in Liberal Arts at Berklee College of Music. He was introduced to archaeology and anthropology at Brandeis University (B.A.) and received...
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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...
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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...
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Shelley Wachsmann
Archaeological Institute of America lecturer and host Shelley Wachsmann is the Meadows Professor of Biblical Archaeology at Texas A&M University, where he has been teaching courses in ancient seafaring and biblical archaeology since 1990. Born...
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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...
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Nancy Wilkie
Archaeological Institute of America lecturer and host Dr. Nancy Wilkie is a distinguished archaeologist who has lectured on numerous study tours worldwide, including a cruise from Norway to Ireland. She is William H. Laird Professor of Classics,...
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