The Bulletin is the primary, peer-reviewed publication of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society, first issued in October 1939. Each issue has important articles on Massachusetts archaeology, anthropology, history, and allied fields. Archived copies can be found on the website of Bridgewater State University: https://vc.bridgew.edu/bmas/

The image shows Ryan Wheeler, editor of the Bulletin. He is a man in his 50s wearing glasses.

Ryan Wheeler, editor of the Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society.

About the Editor

Bulletin editor Ryan Wheeler is the director of the Robert S. Peabody Institute of Archaeology in Andover, MA. Ryan has lots of experience editing archaeological journals; from 1999 to 2006 he served as editor of the quarterly, The Florida Anthropologist. Ryan enjoys working with seasoned authors and those looking to publish their first article!

For Authors

Authors should follow the basic formatting of recent issues, using minimal formatting, and should submit materials electronically in MS Word to the editor. Images should be high resolution, at least 600 dpi, and in jpg or tif format. Submit images as separate files, and not embedded in a Word document. Please contact the editor, Ryan Wheeler, at ryanjwheeler@gmail.com for more detailed information on preparing and submitting articles and graphics, and all Bulletin related topics.

​More Info

The Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society is published twice a year, with a spring issue (Number 1) and a fall issue (Number 2). Individual memberships in the Society that include the Bulletin are $30. Please visit the membership page or contact us for information on institutional subscriptions and other special membership rates, as well as requests for back issues of the Bulletin.

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The editor’s son enjoying the Bulletin.

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