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.
(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;
J.W. (Joe) Joseph
New South Associates, 6150 East Ponce De Leon Avenue, Stone Mountain, GA 30083-2253; Phone: 770-498-4155;
Executive Director, Community Archaeology Research Institute, Inc. (CARI), Asst. Professor, Rice University, 1638 Branard, Houston, TX 77006
Sara F. Mascia
16 Colby Lane, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510-1749; Phone: 914.762.0773, Fax: 914.762.4058
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Associate Director, Northwest Region, Florida Public Archaeology Network, University of West Florida, 207 East Main Street, Pensacola, FL 32502; Phone 850-595-0050 x102;
Department of Anthropology, University of Illinois, 109 Davenport Hall, MC-148, 607 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana, IL 61801; Phone: 312-513-2683
Julie M. Schablitsky
Maryland State Highway Administration, 707 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21202; Phone (410)545-8870
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
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
Tesla Offshore, LLC, 36499 Perkins Road, Prairieville, LA 70769; Phone: 225-673-2163
Timothy J. Scarlett
Michigan Technological University, Social Sciences/AOB 209, 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931; Phone: 906-487-2359; Fax: 906-487-2468
(Co-Publications Editor and Director Representing the Research Editors)
PAST Foundation, 1003 Kinnear Road, Columbus, OH 43212; Phone: 614-340-1208;
Christopher N. Matthews
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;
Christopher N. Matthews
Department of Anthropology, Montclair State University, 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07043;
P-III Associates, Inc., 6984 South Park Reserve Way, Apt. 304, Midvale, UT 84047;
Monmouth University, Department of History and Anthropology, 400 Cedar Ave., West Long Branch, NJ 07764-1898; Phone 732-263-5693
Karen Hutchison, CAE
Executive Director, 13017 Wisteria Drive #395 Germantown, MD 20874; Phone: 301-972-9684; Fax: 866-285-3512 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org