Cecilia Sanhueza and Geoffrey McCafferty Appointed Co-Editors of the SAA Journal Latin American Antiquity

Feb 15, 2023

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The Society for American Archaeology (SAA) is pleased to announce that Drs. Cecilia Sanhueza and Geoffrey McCafferty have been appointed co-editors of the journal Latin American Antiquity (LAQ). Latin American Antiquity is a quarterly journal that publishes original articles on the archaeology, ethnohistory, and art history of Latin America and the Caribbean and all regions in the continental New World that are south of the current US-Mexico border. LAQ is one of three peer-reviewed journals published by the SAA.

Each of the new co-editors has a long history of research and editorial experience in Latin America.

Cecilia Sanhueza
Dr. Sanhueza received her PhD in Andean Studies at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and is currently a research associate at the Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino in Santiago and a research associate at the Centro de Estudios Históricos at the Universidad Bernardo O’Higgins, Santiago. She is also currently an editorial assistant for LAQ.



Geoffrey McCafferty


Dr. McCafferty holds a PhD in Anthropology from the State University of New York, Binghamton, following extensive graduate studies at the Universidad de las Americas in Cholula, Puebla, Mexico. He is currently an emeritus professor at the University of Calgary, as well as a research associate at the University of Kentucky.

Drs. Sanhueza and McCafferty plan to build on LAQ’s reputation as a thriving, inclusive journal publishing high-quality research and to expand its visibility and impact throughout the Americas and the globe. Their terms begin April 1, 2023.

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