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When the Baby Boomers Retire there will be Plenty of Academic Jobs- LIE

March 15, 2012


We have all heard the fable, “when the Baby Boomers retire there will be plenty of academic jobs available”. The sad truth is that this is not the case nor will it every be. Using the same data I collected on academics in archaeology I have graphed out by year when the current academic staff […]

Academic Archaeologists in America- How Many are There?

February 13, 2012


It has taken a few months but I have gone through a the AAA e-guide and then personally through the websites of a little shy of 400 departments (anthroplogy/archaeology/other) (see full list here) to do a head count of the academic archaeologists in the US. Places were these numbers might be week- archaeologists in departments […]