Smithsonian Journeys Experts

Bill Saturno

photo of Bill Saturno

In addition to your Smithsonian Journeys Expert, there will be an additional presenter joining the trip.  

Bill Saturno is a professional archaeologist specializing in the excavation, surveying and mapping of many of the planets early civilizations. A former Professor and NASA Research Scientist he has conducted fieldwork on six continents and has author numerous academic publications. His research has been featured in several documentary films and on TV and covered in the pages of Science, National Geographic and The New York Times. Bill holds degrees from the University of Arizona and Harvard. He looks forward to sharing his expert knowledge of some of the extraordinary sites you will encounter as you travel around the world.