Phone: 804‑229‑4526


Dept. of Archaeology, Oct. 1971‑Nov. 1977
University of Edinburgh, Ph.D. in Archaeology, Edinburgh, Scotland

Dept. of Archaeology, Oct. 1968‑July 1971
University of Edinburgh, M.A.(Hons) Archaeology, Minor: Social Anthropology, Edinburgh, Scotland

Dept. of Anthropology, Sept. 1966‑June 1968
University of Arizona, Major: Anthropology, Minor: Mathematics, Tucson, Arizona


Curatorial Services Manager/Senior Curator (1997‑Present)
Jamestown‑Yorktown Foundation – P.O. Box 1607, Williamsburg, VA 23187

Duties: In charge of the curatorial department serving two historical and archaeological museums (Jamestown Settlement and the Yorktown Victory Center) operated by the Jamestown Yorktown Foundation. Responsible for the museums’ research, collections management and exhibit development activities.

Senior Curator
Jamestown‑Yorktown Foundation – P.O. Box 1607, Williamsburg, VA 23187

Duties: In charge of the curatorial department of Jamestown Settlement, a Virginia state historical and archaeological museum. Responsible for the museum’s research, collections management and exhibit development activities.

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Anthropology, College of William and Mary – Williamsburg, VA 23185

Duties: Teaching Archaeology/Physical Anthropology within the Anthropology Department.

Research Coordinator
Banneker‑Douglass Museum, Maryland Commission on Afro‑American History and Culture – 84 Franklin Street, Annapolis, MD 21401

Duties: Directing the research activities of Maryland’s state black history museum. The research coordinator’s duties included the planning of historical and archaeological exhibits and the development of the Maryland Guide to Black Historical Sites.

Regional Archaeologist & Adj. Assistant Professor
Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Salisbury State University – Salisbury, MD 21801

Duties: Running the Lower Delmarva Center for Archaeology, a state funded regional preservation office. Teaching in the History and Sociology/Anthropology departments at Salisbury State University.

Department of Social Sciences, University of Maryland, Eastern Shore Campus – Princess Anne, MD

Duties: Teaching courses in Archaeology and in Historic Research Methods for the Department of Social Sciences.


T.E. Davidson, “The Last Town Standing – The Choptank Indian Town” Maryland Archaeology, Vol. 42, No. 1, 2006.

T.E. Davidson, “The Colonoware Question and the Indian Bowl Trade in Colonial Somerset County, Maryland”, in Indian and European Contact in Context, Dennis B. Blanton and Julia A. King, eds., University Press of Florida, 2004.

T.E. Davidson, “The People of Tsenacommacah : Powhatan Indians in the Williamsburg Area” in  Williamsburg,Virginia : A City before the State 1699-1999. Robert P. Mccubbin ed., University Press of Virginia, 2000.

Daniel Mouer et al. “Colonoware Pottery, Chesapeake Pipes, and “Uncritical Assumptions””, in I, Too, Am America, Theresa A. Singleton, ed., University Press of Virginia, 1999.

T.E. Davidson, “Indian Identity in Eighteenth Century Maryland”, Oklahoma City University Law Review, Vol. 23, 1998.

Helen Rountree and T.E. Davidson, Eastern Shore Indians of Virginia and Maryland, University Press of Virginia, 1997.

T.E. Davidson, “The Virginia Earthenwares Project: Characterizing 17th Century Earthenwares by Electronic Image Analysis”,  Northeast Historical Archaeology, Vol. 24, 1995.

T.E. Davidson, “Relations Between the Powhatans and the Eastern Shore” in Powhatan Foreign Relations, Helen Rountree ed., University Press of Virginia, 1993.

T.E. Davidson, “Computer‑Correcting Historical Maps for Archaeological Use”, Historical Archaeology, Vol. 20, 1986.

T.E. Davidson and Richard Hughes, “Aerial Photography and the Search for Chicone Indian Town”, Archaeology, August, 1986.

T.E. Davidson, “Free Blacks in Old Somerset County, 1745‑55”, Maryland Historical Magazine, Vol. 80, No.2, 1985.

E. Davidson, R. Hughes and J. M. McNamara, “Where are the Indian Towns? Archaeology, Ethnohistory, and Manifestations of Contact on Maryland’s Eastern Shore”, Journal of Middle Atlantic Archaeology, Vol. 1, 1985.

T.E. Davidson, “Historic Indian Villages of the Lower Delmarva”, Maryland Archaeology, Vol. 2 new series, 1982.

T.E. Davidson, “Pottery Manufacture and Trade at the Site of Tell Aqab, Northeast Syria”, Journal of Field Archaeology, Vol. 8, 1981.

T.E. Davidson, “The Neutron Activation Analysis of Prehistoric Pottery”, in Scientific Studies in Ancient Ceramics, British Museum Occasional Paper No. 19, 1981.

T.E. Davidson and Trevor Watkins, “Two Seasons Excavation at Tell Aqab, Syria”, Iraq, Vol. 43, 1981.

T.E. Davidson and Hugh McKerrell, “The Neutron Activation Analysis of Halaf Pottery from Tell Arpachiyah and Tepe Gawra”, Iraq, Vol. 42, 1980.

T.E. Davidson, “Survey and Excavation in Syria, The Khabur Headwaters Region”, Archiv fur Orientforschung, Band XXVI, 1978/79.

Oates, T.E. Davidson, D. Kamilli and H. McKerrell, “Seafaring Merchants of Ur?”, Antiquity, Vol. LI, 1977.

T.E. Davidson, “Pottery Analysis and Halaf Trade in the Khabur Region”, Iraq, Vol. 38, 1976.