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Editorial Team

Dr Mark Merrony


BA (Hons), MPhil, DPhil, FSA

Mark studied Archaeology at Saint Davids University College Lampeter in Wales, and Classical Archaeology at Wolfson College and Somerville College at the University of Oxford. He is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, and a Fellow at Wolfson.


Dr Murray Eiland

Senior Editor

BA (Hons), MSc, DPhil

Murray studied archaeology at Berkeley and Santa Cruz at the University of California, and at Wolfson College, University of Oxford; specialising in the ancient Near East and sciences. He has worked in archaeological publishing as a correspondent and editor since 2001, and authored a substantial number of articles and papers.


Dr Jennifer Y Chi

Managing Editor and Director of Strategic Initiatives

BA (Hons), PhD

Jennifer Chi received her doctorate in Fine Arts from New York University's Institute of Fine Arts and a Master of Studies with distinction in Classical Archaeology from the University of Oxford. She is the former founding Exhibitions Director and Chief Curator at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University and has held positions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Ashmolean Museum. Her scholarly interests include the connection between Antiquity and Contemporary Art and cultural connectivity from the Mediterranean basin to China.

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Dr Michael Bennett

Editor and Americas Correspondent

BA (Hons), PhD

Michael Bennett received his doctorate in Fine Arts, with a concentration in Classics and Numismatics, from Harvard University. He has worked as a collections curator at the Tampa Museum of Art, the Cleveland Museum of Art, and the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg. His areas of expertise include Greek art and archaeology, the western Greeks, cultural property policy, and the public role of art museums.

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Sofia Carreira-Wham

Africa, Asia, and Oceania Correspondent

BA (Hons), MPhil

Sofia read Classics as an undergraduate and Archaeological Heritage and Museums as a graduate at Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge. She is an experienced writer in the heritage sphere and has a broad knowledge of ancient civilisations and topical events and issues in this area. Sofia is presently based in London.

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Dr Julia Lenaghan

European Correspondent

BA (Hons), PhD

Julia is currently a Research Fellow in the Department of Cultures and Civilizations at the University of Verona, Italy, working on the Roman Emperor Seen from the Provinces (RESP) project. She holds a PhD in Classical Archaeology from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University and a BA in Classical Languages from Princeton University.

Editorial Advisory Board

Rev Professor Martin Henig
MA, DPhil, DLitt, FSA
Faculty of Classics
University of Oxford

Dr Anne Johnson
Archaeology Collective

Dr Sean Kingsley
Wreck Watch International

Dr Luke Lavan
Lecturer in Archaeology
University of Kent

Very Reverend Professor J. A. McGuckin
University of Oxford
Columbia University

Professor R. J. A. Wilson
MA, DPhil, FSA
Director, Centre for the Study of Ancient Sicily
Department of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies
University of British Columbia

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