Scott MacEachern
Professor of Archeology and Anthropology at Duke Kunshan University

Africanist archaeologist, with research interests in Central/West African archaeology, state formation and archaeogenetics.

Current Research Interests

I am an archaeologist specialising in research on the Neolithic, Iron Age and precolonial history of the Lake Chad Basin, in Central Africa. My current efforts involve: (1) a project on anthropic landscape changes in the Benue River Valley of Cameroon during the Iron Age; (2) a recently published book situating the terrorist organisation Boko Haram in the context of frontier processes of violence and wealth creation south of Lake Chad; and (3) work on cultural heritage management in Central/West Africa, in the context of development and resource-extraction efforts.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

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