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15 Questions With An Archeologist

Hello and welcome to 15 Questions with an Archeologist! 

This podcast is an interview show that seeks to ask as many archeologists as possible the same 15 questions. These questions are designed to cover the areas in which archeologists are most often queried. They are also designed to provoke thought and commentary on our profession.


Feb 1, 2019

Stephen Humphreys

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Today we are joined by Stephen Humphreys, CEO of American Veterans Archaeological Recovery (AVAR). An organization that's on a mission to promote the well-being of disabled Veterans through field archaeology.

After completing a BA in History at the University of North Texas, Stephen was commisioned...

Jan 1, 2019

Dr. Sara Perry

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In this episode we are joined by Dr. Sara Perry, Senior Lecturer in Cultural Heritage Management at the University of York in England.

Dr. Perry's tenure as an archaeologist began in western Canada. Where she earned a BA and MA in Anthropology at the University of Victoria, with specialties in...

Dec 1, 2018

Dr. Jessi Halligan

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In this episode we are joined by Dr. Jessi Halligan, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Florida State University.

Dr. Halligan's interest in archaeology began at a young age. Leading her to participate in her first volunteer excavation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers when she was just 11...

Nov 1, 2018

Nigel Hetherington

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In this episode we are joined by Nigel Hetherington, co-founder and owner of Past Preservers. A company that provides historical and archaeological consultancy and professional support to those who work in the media as well as in heritage.

Nigel is a graduate of University College London's...

Oct 1, 2018

Dr. Russell Skowronek

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In this episode we are joined by Dr. Russell Skowronek, Professor of History and Anthropology at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

Dr. Skowronek has a very extensive background in archeology. With undergraduate studies at the University of Illinois and graduate studies at Florida State...