Shepherd is a senior lecturer in the Centre
for African Studies at the University of Cape
Town, South Africa. He has published extensively
on the history and politics of archaeology in
Africa. In 2003 he won the Archaeological Dialogues
essay competition on the future of archaeology.
In 2004 he was based at Harvard University as
a Mandela Fellow.
K. Anne Pyburn: K. Anne Pyburn directs the MATRIX Project and the Center for Archaeology in the Public Interest. She attempts to practice what she preaches in Belize at the site of Chau Hiix where she convenes a bi-annual field school at the invitation of the government of Belize and the residents of Crooked Tree Village; and in Kyrgyzstan, where she has begun talking to people about the role of archaeology in globalization. She attempts to preach what she practices at Indiana University, where she is Professor of Anthropology & Gender Studies.
As co-editors of Archaeologies: Journal of the World Archaeological Congress, both Anne and Nick also serve on the WAC Executive Council.