We are indebted to the following collaborating scholars who have contributed their data, time, research, and intellectual acumen to the creation, development, and ongoing expansion of The Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery. Without their generous help and continued engagement, large scale comparative archaeological studies of slavery would not be possible.


Anna Agbe-Davies
Assistant Professor Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Philip Allsworth-Jones
Senior Lecturer, Emeritus, Department of History and Archaeology, the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica

Douglas Armstrong
Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor and Maxwell Professor of Teaching Excellence, Department of Anthropology, Syracuse University

Mary Beaudry
Professor of Archaeology, Anthropology and Gastronomy, Boston  University

Alison Bell
Associate Professor of Archaeology, Washington and Lee University

Sara Bon-Harper
Executive Director, Ash Lawn-Highland

Joanne Bowen
Curator of Zooarchaeology, Department of Archaeological Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Eleanor Breen
Deputy Director of Archaeology, Mount Vernon Ladies Association

David Brown
Co-Director, The Fairfield Foundation, Gloucester, Virginia and the Department of Anthropology, College of William and Mary

Greg Brown
Archaeologist, Delaware Tribe Historic Preservation Office, The Delaware Tribe of Indians

Cary Carson
Former Vice-President for Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Sarah Stroud Clarke
Archaeologst and Curator of Collections, Drayton Hall

Charles Cobb
Director and State Archaeologist, South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology

Ivor Conolley
Executive Director, Falmouth Heritage Renewal, Falmouth, Jamaica

Ann Cordell
Staff Archaeologist, Florida Museum of Natural History

Andrew Edwards
Staff Archaeologist, Department of Archaeological Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Ywone Edwards-Ingram
Staff Archaeologist and Coordinator for African-American Archaeology, Department of Archaeological Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Leland Ferguson
Professor Emeritus, Department of Anthropology, University of South Carolina

Garrett Fesler
Alexandria Archaeology Museum

Suzanne Francis-Brown
Curator, University of West Indies Museum, Kingston, Jamaica

Maria Franklin
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology and Center for African-American Studies, University of Texas, Austin

Dorrick Gray
Acting Director, Jamaica National Heritage Trust

John Guilbert
Former Executive Director, Nevis Historical and Conservation Society

Thane Harpole
Co-Director, The Fairfield Foundation, Gloucester, Virginia

Mark Hauser
Assitant Professor, Northwestern University

Barbara Heath
Associate Professor, The University of Tennessee

Barry Higman
Professor Emeritus, Department of History, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University

James Horn
Director, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Carter Hudgins
Director of Preservation and Education, Drayton Hall

Julia King
Chair, Museum Studies and Professor of Anthropology, St. Mary’s College of Maryland

Kelly Ladd
Assistant Curator of Collections, Department of Archaeological Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Roger Leech
Professor, Department of Archaeology, University of Southampton, England

Philip Morgan
Professor, Department of History, Johns Hopkins University

Louis Nelson
Associate Professor, Architectural History, University of Virginia School of Architecture

Andrew J. O’Shaughnessy
Saunders Director, International Center for Jefferson Studies

Robert Philpott
Head of Archaeology, National Museums Liverpool

William Pittman
Former Curator of Collections, Department of Archaeological Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Dennis Pogue
Department of Historic Preservation, University of Maryland

Patricia Samford
Director, Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory

Douglas Sanford
Associate Professor, Department of Historic Preservation, Mary Washington College, Fredericksburg, Virginia

Frederick Smith
Associate Professor, College of William and Mary

Lorena Walsh
Senior Historian Emeritus, Department of Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Esther White
Director of Preservation, Mount Vernon Ladies Association

Swithin Wilmot
Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of West Indies, Mona, Jamaica