Former Executive Officers

President

1996-1998: Gina L. BARNES, PhD, Professorial Research Associate (SOAS, University of London, UK)
1998-2004: Sarah Milledge NELSON, PhD, John Evans Distinguished Professor, Dept. of Anthropology (University of Denver, USA)
2004-2012: Fumiko IKAWA-SMITH, PhD, Professor emerita (McGill University, Montreal, Canada)
2012-2016: PAK Yangjin, PhD, Professor (Chungnam University, Republic of Korea)

Vice-President

2000-2004: Gideon SHELACH, PhD, Senior Lecturer in East Asian Studies (Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel)
2004-2012: PAK Yangjin, PhD, Professor (Chungnam University, Republic of Korea)
2012-2016: Francis ALLARD, PhD, Professor (Indiana University of Pennsylvania, , Indiana, PA, USA)

Secretary

1996-2004: Yangjin PAK, PhD, Professor of Archaeology (Chungnam University, Republic of Korea)
2004-2012: Gwen BENNET, PhD, Professor (McGill University, Montreal, Canada)

Treasurer

1996-2004: Simon KANER, PhD, Asst. Director (Sainsbury Institute, Norwich, UK)
2004-2012: Gina L. BARNES, PhD, Professorial Research Associate (SOAS, University of London, UK)
2012-2013: HOSOYA Leo Aoi, PhD, Research Fellow (Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan)
2013-2016: Sascha PRIEWE, PhD, Associate Vice President, Strategic Initiatives & Partnerships  (Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada)

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Welcome to the website of SEAA, the Society for East Asian Archaeology. Established in 1996 and now counting some 500 international members, SEAA is the preeminent organization devoted to the promotion of the field of East Asian archaeology and the facilitation of scholarly exchange among archaeologists of the region.