While the chat room is generally quiet these days, the chats were a lively way to get to know some of archaeology's most interesting researchers--and the transcripts show it.
- Tom Dillehay, excavator of the still-controversial Monte Verde site
- Anita-Cohen Williams, one of the pioneers of archaeology on the Internet and moderator of the much-respected Hist-Arch email discussion list
- J. Barto Arnold, of the Institute for Nautical Archaeology, who discussed his work excavating the famous Civil War blockade runner Denbigh
- Judy Bense, of the University of West Florida, who discussed her work in public archaeology
- Bill Kelso, principal excavator at the historic townsite of Jamestown
- Justin Kerr of the Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies (FAMSI) on his innovative photographic work on the Maya Vase Rollout project and The Pre-Columbian Portfolio
- Rosemary Joyce of the University of California at Berkeley discussing her work on Sister Stories
- Larry McKee, of TRC Garrow, Inc., on his work in African-American archaeology
- Mike Polk of Sagebrush Consultants and Charlie LeeDecker of the Louis Berger Group on cultural resource management in North America
Take a peek, and see what you think!