Our Time Team America archaeologists represent decades of experience working on sites all over the world. Each brings a unique set of skills and experience to the Team. They all share a belief in the importance of exploring our past and a desire to show the public how fun and exciting archaeology can be.
The Team's only non-archaeologist, host Colin Campbell is also the team artist. Putting pen to paper, he helps us imagine the past. When Colin isn't traveling with Time Team America, he works as an environmental artist at video game studio Big Huge Games outside of Baltimore, Maryland.Dr. Adrien Hannus
Our Chief Investigator, Dr. Hannus guides the team's on-site research. He has devoted his talents to working in the Great Plains region for almost 30 years. Fascinated by the theory of migration into the Americas across the Bering Strait, Adrien has researched and written extensively about Early Man in the New World.Eric Deetz
With thirty years experience in the field, Eric can decipher the past like few others. Known as an adept teacher and excavation director, Eric believes public involvement in archaeology is paramount, and his innovative approach to speaking about history wins audiences over.Dr. Julie Schablitsky
Dr. Schablitsky is an archaeologist with the
University of Oregon. She also works as head of the Cultural Resources Section for the Maryland State Highway Administration. Her current research focuses on the Donner Party of California, 18th and 19th century sites in Maryland, and John Paul Jones' birthplace in Scotland.Dr. Joe Watkins
Dr. Watkins has a passion for preserving sacred
sites of the American West. He's an expert in Native American
archaeology and a member of the Choctaw tribe. Joe also has a keen interest in experimental archaeology, which uses replica tools to discover how people of the past went about the activities of daily life.Dr. Meg Watters
Our geophysics expert, Dr. Watters helps the team see what lies underground before the shovels even hit the dirt.
Her technical expertise has taken her to archaeological sites around the world including Native American, Inca and historic sites in North and South America to Nubian settlements in Sudan and Roman, Greek, and Islamic sites throughout the Mediterranean.Chelsea Rose
As head of Time Team's excavation crews, Chelsea directs the troweling and shoveling.
Born and raised in Northern California, Chelsea's passion is researching the California Gold Rush of the 1850's, including nineteenth century Chinatowns and multi-ethnic mining camps.