Debra Martin Appointed Editor of American Antiquity

May 12, 2020

Deb MartinThe Society for American Archaeology (SAA) is pleased to announce that Dr. Debra L. Martin has been appointed as the new editor of the journal American Antiquity (AQ). American Antiquity is considered the premier journal of North American archaeology, devoted to the archaeology of the New World, method and theory pertinent to the study of New World archaeology, and other closely related subjects. AQ is one of three peer-reviewed journals published by the SAA.

Her term will run from April 2021 to May 2026.

Dr. Martin is a Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She is an expert in bioarchaeology and conducts research in the areas of violence and the relationship between human violence and inequality, gender differences, and disease. Dr. Martin is the 2020 recipient of the SAA’s Fryxell Award for Interdisciplinary Research.

Her recent publications include coediting Massacres: Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology Approaches (UPF), The Bioarchaeology of Violence (UPF), Bioarchaeological and Forensic Perspectives on Violence (Cambridge), and Commingled and Disarticulated Human Remains (Springer). She coauthored Bodies and Lives in Ancient America (Routledge), Bioarchaeology of Climate Change and Violence (Springer), and Bioarchaeology: An Integrated Approach to Working with Human Remains (Springer). Dr. Martin is the coeditor of the International Journal of Osteoarchaeology and is also the Series Editor for Springer’s Bioarchaeology and Social Theory series.

American Antiquity is published four times a year by the SAA’s publishing partner, Cambridge University Press.