MemberHoward Williams

…Professor of Archaeology…
…2000 – University of Reading, PhD in Archaeology

1996 – University of Reading, MA Burial Archaeology

1995 – University of Sheffield, BSc (Hons) Archaeology…
…ologies, Oxford: Archaeopress.
Williams, H., Pudney, C. and Ezzeldin, A. (eds) 2019. Public Archaeology: Arts of Engagement, Oxford: Archaeopress.
Williams, H., Wills-Eve, B. and …

My research interests are mortuary archaeology, archaeologies of memory, the history of archaeology, public archaeology and the early medieval archaeology of Britain, Ireland and Scandinavia (c. 400-1100). I’m a co-director of Project Eliseg, and co-convenor of the Offa’s Dyke Collaboratory.

MemberMarc Daniel Morris

…Received an Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts, High Honors, from Howard Community College (Columbia, MD, USA), 2017

Received a Bachelor of Arts in Archaeology, Summa Cum Laude, from Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA), 2019

Received a Master of Arts in Mediterranean Archaeology at the Vrije Universiteit (VU) Amsterdam and the University of Amsterdam, supported by a Fulbright U.S. Student Grant to the Netherlands, 2020…

Interested in the biography of landscape, heritage planning, historical archaeology, archaeology of everyday life, and public archaeology. Primary research focus in Apulia, Southern Italy and surrounding regions during Antiquity through the Medieval and post-Medieval periods.

MemberEmma Dwyer

…Hon. Research Fellow, School of Archaeology & Ancient History, University of Leicester

Hon. Secretary of the Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology

Full Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (MCIfA)

Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA)

Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London (FSA), member of the Society for Historical Archaeology, and Oral History Society….
…PhD in Historical Archaeology, University of Leicester, 2015

MA in Historical Archaeology, University of Bristol, 2003

BA (Hons) in Archaeology, University of Durham, 2002…
…As a member of PublicArchaeology2015. 2017. ‘Archaeology of Austerity: A Line Across London’. In LivingMaps Review No. 3.

2011. The impact of the railways in the East End 1835-2010: historical archaeology from the London Overground East London line. Museum of London Archaeology.

With A Birchenough, N Elsden and H Lewis, 2009 (rev, 2nd ed 2010). Tracks through time: archaeology and history from the East London Line Pro…

I develop research projects and studentships with collaborative partners in Higher Education and the wider archaeology sector for MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology), the only archaeology unit that is a UKRI Independent Research Organisation. I was previously Business Development Executive (Heritage) at the University of Leicester, developing collaborative research, consultancy, CPD (Continuing Professional Development) and contract research projects between organisations in the heritage sector and academic staff in the Schools of Archaeology & Ancient History, History, Arts, and Museum Studies. These knowledge exchange activities ensure that teaching and research into heritage and the historic environment continues to inform, and be informed by, professional practice. I undertook my PhD at Leicester’s Centre for Historical Archaeology, in the School of Archaeology & Ancient History, where I contributed to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in Historical Archaeology. Before coming to Leicester I was Senior Archaeologist in the Built Heritage department at MOLA and previously worked for archaeology units across Britain. I am a full Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (MCIfA), Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA) and Hon. Secretary of the Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology.

MemberErin Walcek Averett

…B.A., Latin and Classical Archaeology, University of Georgia (1998)

M.A., Art History and Archaeology, University of Missouri (2000)

Ph.D., Art History and Archaeology, University of Missouri (2007)…
…igital Press of University of North Dakota. DOI:  

Averett, E.W., Gordon, J.M., and D.B. Counts, eds. 2016. Mobilizing the Past for a Digital Future: The Potential of Digital Archaeology. Grand Forks: The Digital Press at the University of North Dakota.

Articles and Book Chapters

Averett E.W. Forthcoming. “Iron Age Terracotta Figurines in Cyprus,” in Iron Age II Figurines in the So…

Erin Walcek Averett is Associate Professor of Archaeology at Creighton University and Assistant Director of the Athienou Archaeological Project on Cyprus. She earned her Ph.D. in Classical Archaeology at the University of Missouri in the Department of Art History and Archaeology in 2007.  She specializes in early Greek art and archaeology and the archaeology of Cyprus, focusing on terracotta figurines in the Geometric and Archaic periods in the Eastern Mediterranean. Dr. Averett has traveled and excavated throughout the Mediterranean and was a fellow of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens in Greece from 2002-2004.  Other areas of interest include Greek and Cypriot religion, points of contact between the Near East and the Aegean, gender in the ancient world, and digital archaeology.  She also serves as Adjunct Curator of Antiquities at the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, NE.

MemberVanessa Muros

…I received a BA in Archaeology from Boston University and an MA in Archaeology from University College London. I then completed an MSc conservation at University College London focusing on the conservation of archaeological and ethnographic objects. I’m currently working towards my PhD at the Laboratory of Archaeometry, Univ. of the Peloponnese….

I am archaeological conservator specializing in the conservation of inorganic materials, mainly metals and glass.  My research interests are in the deterioration of archaeological materials and technical studies of archaeological objects. I am currently completing a PhD focusing on the technology and trade of Late Bronze Age glass in the Eastern Mediterranean and Aegean with a focus on material from sites on the periphery or outside palatial Mycenaean Greece. I also work as a conservator on several archaeological excavations and am currently working on projects in Greece and Peru.

MemberAadil Zubair

…Exposed Fragments, Buried Features: Evaluating the Surface Archaeology of Ahar. Ancient Asia.7

From the Known to the Unknown: Reappraising the Archaeological Landscape of the
Kali Nadi- Ganges Interfluve. Journal of History and Social Sciences. VI.

Ceramic Ethno-Archaeology: A Case Study of Kashmir. Proceedings of Indian
History Congress, Kolkata, pp. 1050-1061…

I am interested in studying the archaeological cultures of Northern India (Upper Gangetic Plains), especially ceramics. Apart from that my areas of interest include Landscape and Settlement Archaeology, Ethnoarchaeology, Geospatial studies and Heritage Management.

MemberScott Chaussée

…Chartered Institute for Archaeologists

Council of British Archaeology

Medieval Archaeology

International Society for Archaeological Prospection

Sussex Archaeology Society…
…Community and Landscape Archaeology of the Saxon Shore: Integrated Surveys (CLASSIS)

Highdown Revisited

Arun Valley Landscapes Project

Old Sarum Landscapes Project…
…[current] PhD Candidate, Institute of Archaeology, University College London, UK

MA Social Archaeology, University of Southampton, UK

BA Anthropology, University of Kansas, USA (Rock Chalk)


…Chaussée, S. (forthcoming – 2022) ‘The last prince of Cardolan: Memory and mediation in the mortuary archaeology of Middle-earth’ in: Barbini, ed. No fellowship. Dragons welcome. Edinburgh: Luna Press.

Chaussée, S. (2020) Land at Peppering Bottom, Burpham, West Sussex: Detailed gradiometer survey report. WIThe nchester, GB: GeoTechnê Prospection
Chaussée, S. (2019) Outer Bailey of Pevensey Castle, Pevensey, Eas…

I am a passionate educator of archaeological theory, principles, and methods. I will be delivering a course, ‘Introduction to Archaeology’ suitable for beginners, at Aberystwyth University from October 2021.

MemberRob Collins

…Senior Lecturer, Archaeology…
…WallCAP – Hadrian’s Wall Community Archaeology Project…

2008            PhD, Dept. of Archaeology, University of York

2001             MA Medieval Archaeology (with Distinction), Dept. of Archaeology, University of York
2000            BA Anthropology (cum laude), Dept. of Anthropology, SUNY Geneseo…
…Architecture on the Frontiers: Armies and their Architecture in Late Antiquity, Oxford: Oxbow
Haarer, F, Collins, R, Fitzpatrick-Matthews, K, Moorhead, S, Petts, D. & Walton, P. (eds.) 2014. AD 410: The History and Archaeology of Late and Post-Roman Britain, London: Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies Monograph
Collins, R. & McIntosh, F. (eds.) 2014. Life in the Limes: Studies of the people and objects of the Roman fro…

Rob is a Senior Lecturer (equiv. Assoc. Prof.) in Archaeology in the School of History, Classics & Archaeology at Newcastle University. Prior to joining Newcastle, Rob was a Finds Liaison Officer for the Portable Antiquities Scheme.