Dr. Karen Bellinger, Anthropologist & Historical Archaeologist

Karen is an anthropologist and historical archaeologist specializing in early modern (16th-19th centuries) Europe and the Atlantic World. Passionate about public archaeology, community history, and everyday learning, she recently moved into digital storytelling and game-based learning with The Time Tribe, a Scholastic and Parents’ Choice award-winning time travel adventure game. Karen holds degrees from Yale and NYU and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Queen Mary, University of London. She has held teaching and research roles at the College of William and Mary, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and the Museum of London Archaeology Service, and has appeared in documentary pieces for BBC TV’s Inside/Out series.