Helaine Silverman

Portrait of Helaine   Silverman

As an anthropologist and archaeologist, Professor Helaine Silverman (3 Nov 1952) focuses on the cultural politics of the production and consumption of heritage sites. Her research addresses tourism, economic development, local and national imaginaries, performances of identity and regimes of heritage management.

Founder and Director of CHAMP: Collaborative for Heritage Management and Policy, Helaine Silverman has published about her research in Peru, Thailand, China, and other countries, and supervises the book series "Heritage, Tourism and Community" at Routledge Publishers.