About Time Team
The PBS series TIME TEAM AMERICA tracks the adventure as archaeologists race against time to excavate historic sites around the nation. The team has three days to uncover buried secrets using the latest technology, decades of expertise and their own sharp wits.
Join host Justine Shapiro and follow the scientists' trowels as they dig, scrape and sift through centuries of soil to recover precious clues to our past.
Meet the Time Team
Justine Shapiro is an Academy Award-nominated, Emmy-Winning documentary filmmaker and television host. As co-host of the public television program Globe Trekker Justine has traveled to more than 40 countries and interviewed hundreds of locals from all walks of life.
Allan Maca is an archaeologist trained in anthropology. For the last 15 years he has conducted field and laboratory work at the ancient Mayan city of Copan, Honduras. He has a PhD in anthropology from Harvard and taught archaeology, anthropology and Native American Studies at Colgate and Columbia.
Chelsea Rose, MA
Chelsea Rose is also an Adjunct Faculty Member at SOU. She focuses her research on the early settlement and development of the American west, and often invites students and the local community to join her on archaeological digs across the Pacific Northwest. This is Chelsea's second season with Time Team America. Read More »
Joe Watkins, PhD
Joe Watkins, a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, has been involved in archaeology and anthropology for more than forty years. He's has published extensively, including influential books on Indigenous Archaeology and reclaiming Native American heritage through archaeology. This is Joe's second season with Time Team America. Read More »
Margaret "Meg" Watters, PhD
Remote Sensing Specialist
Meg Watters specializes in remote sensing and geophysical technologies that help archaeologists see underground and create 3D models of what a site looks like above and below the surface. Meg uses many tools, including magnetometry, resistivity, ground penetrating radar and LiDAR. This is Meg's second season with Time Team America. Read More »
Alexandra Jones, PhD
Field School Director
Currently the Founder and Executive Director of Archaeology in the Community, Alexandra Jones is an education leader focused on community outreach and service. She has taught at elementary and middle schools, high school and college. Alexandra will direct field schools for junior high and high school students at each of the sites this season.