Andrew Reinhard

Dr. Andrew Reinhard
Director of Publications

Andrew publishes books, journals, and the ANS Magazine, and manages digital publishing projects. An advocate of Open Access, he works with the wider Digital Humanities community to help create a climate of open, linked research. Prior to joining the ANS in 2014, he was the Director of Publications at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA). He holds a PhD in digital archaeology from the University of York (UK) and an MA in classical archaeology from the University of Missouri – Columbia.


Andrew Reinhard studies the archaeology of interactive digital built environments. In 2018, he published the book Archaeogaming: An Introduction to Archaeology in and of Video Games (Berghahn Books), which helped to launch a new subdiscipline.


Archaeogaming: An Introduction to Archaeology in and of Video Games

In 2021, Reinhard published three articles:

“Rapid Archaeology of Human Constructions within Interactive Digital Built Environments: A Preliminary Assessment,” Journal of Contemporary Archaeology 8:2 (2021).

The Archaeology of Abandoned Human Settlements in No Man’s Sky,” Games and Culture.

Colossal Cave Archaeology: Epigraphy, FORTRAN Code-Artifacts, and the Ur-Game,” Near Eastern Archaeology 84.1 (2021): 86–92.

Dr. Reinhard recently completed research on drone-based aerial photogrammetry and GIS within open world video games, the results of which will be published in 2022 in the Journal of Computer Applications in Archaeology.