Who We Are

Formed in 1967, the Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA) is the largest scholarly group concerned with the archaeology of the modern world (A.D. 1400-present). The main focus of the society is the era since the beginning of European exploration. SHA promotes scholarly research and the dissemination of knowledge concerning historical archaeology. The society is specifically concerned with the identification, excavation, interpretation, and conservation of sites and materials on land and underwater. Geographically the society emphasizes the New World, but also includes European exploration and settlement in Africa, Asia, and Oceania.

Ethical principles of the society are set forth in Article VII of SHA's Bylaws and specified in a statement adopted on June 21 2003.

The Society for Historical Archaeology respects the individual and collective rights of its members and the general public. Therefore, in all activities, publications, or events sponsored, endorsed, or maintained by the Society, the Society shall not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, place of birth, or against individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability, and shall comply with all relevant non-discrimination, equal opportunity, and affirmative action legislation, orders, and regulations.

Officers of the SHA

(Unless otherwise noted, terms of officers, directors, committee chairs, etc., expire at the SHA business meeting held at the annual conference immediately following each out year; therefore, those serving through 2006 complete their terms in January 2007 at the annual meeting. Contact information for key persons is provided only once.)



Charles R. Ewen

East Carolina University, Department of Anthropology, 267 Flanagan Building, Greenville, NC  27858-4353;
Phone: 252-328-9454
Email: ewenc@ecu.edu



J.W. (Joe) Joseph

New South Associates, 6150 East Ponce De Leon Avenue, Stone Mountain, GA  30083-2253; Phone: 770-498-4155;
Fax: 770-498-3809
Email: jwjoseph@newsouthassoc.com



Carol McDavid

Executive Director, Community Archaeology Research Institute, Inc. (CARI), Asst. Professor, Rice University, 1638 Branard, Houston, TX 77006
Phone: 713-523-2649
Email: mcdavid@publicarchaeology.org



Sara F. Mascia

16 Colby Lane, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510-1749; Phone: 914.762.0773, Fax: 914.762.4058
Email: sasamascia16@gmail.com

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Julie M. Schablitsky

Maryland State Highway Administration, 707 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21202; Phone (410)545-8870
Email: jschablitsky@sha.state.md.us

Benjamin Ford

Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Department of Anthropology, G-I McElhaney Hall, Indiana University of Pennslyvania, Indiana, PA 15705  Phone (724) 357-3932  Fax (724) 657- 7637 
Email: ben.ford@iup.edu

Alasdair Brooks

Newsletter Editor and Director Representing the Communications Editors)
c/o Zoe Brooks, Coffee Planet, P. O. Box 73042, Dubai, UAE. 
Phone: +971 50 770 8031

Email: alasdair.brooks@hush.com or amb72@le.ac.uk (for Newsletter submissions)


Amanda Evans

Tesla Offshore, LLC, 36499 Perkins Road, Prairieville, LA  70769; Phone: 225-673-2163

Email: evansa@teslaoffshore.com

Timothy J. Scarlett

Michigan Technological University, Social Sciences/AOB 209, 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931; Phone: 906-487-2359; Fax: 906-487-2468

Email: scarlett@mtu.edu

Annalies Corbin
(Co-Publications Editor and Director Representing the Research Editors)

PAST Foundation, 1003 Kinnear Road, Columbus, OH  43212; Phone: 614-340-1208;
Fax: 614-326-2649
Email: annalies@pastfoundation.org


Patricia Samford

Maryland Archaeological Conservation Lab, Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, 10515 Mackall Road, St. Leonard, MD 20685 Phone: 410-586-8551 Fax: 410-586-3643

Email: PSamford@mdp.state.md.us

Linda Stone

Consulting Archaeologist, 249 East 48th Street, #12B, New York, NY 10017-1531 Phone: 212-888-3130

Email: lindastone@juno.com


Journal Editor


Christopher N. Matthews

Department of Anthropology, Montclair State University, 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042
Email: shaeditor@gmail.com
Phone: 973-655-3063

Communications Editor


Alasdair Brooks

School of Archaeology and Ancient History, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK; Phone: +44 (0)166 252 2732; Fax: 44(0) 116-252-5005;
Email: amb72@le.ac.uk

Chair, Advisory Council on Underwater Archaeology


Kimberly Faulk

GEMS, 10344 Sam Houston Park Drive, Suite 300, Houston, TX  77064;
Phone: 713-351-7900
Email: kim.faulk@f-e-t.com

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Non-Board Editors


Journal Editor


Christopher N. Matthews

Department of Anthropology, Montclair State University, 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07043;
Phone: 973-655-3063
Email: shaeditor@gmail.com

Co-Publications Editor


Annalies Corbin

PAST Foundation, 1003 Kinnear Road, Columbus, Ohio 43212; Phone: 614-340-1208; Fax: 614-292-7775
Email: annalies@pastfoundation.org; www.pastfoundation.org

Website Editor


Chris Merritt

P-III Associates, Inc., 6984 South Park Reserve Way, Apt. 304, Midvale, UT  84047;
Phone: 801-558-9027
Email: christopher.merritt@umconnect.umt.edu

Reviews Editor


Richard Veit

Monmouth University, Department of History and Anthropology, 400 Cedar Ave., West Long Branch, NJ 07764-1898; Phone 732-263-5693
Email: rveit@monmouth.edu

Headquarters Office of the SHA

Karen Hutchison, CAE
Executive Director, 13017 Wisteria Drive #395  Germantown, MD 20874; Phone: 301-972-9684; Fax: 866-285-3512 Email: karen@sha.org


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