Helaine Silverman (Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1986) is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. She also holds appointments in Landscape Architecture, Art History, and the Campus Honors Program. She co-directs the Collaborative for Cultural Heritage and Museum Practices at UIUC.
Helaine Silverman has been the editor for numerous publications. She currently is the editor for the Springer Book series called Andean Archaeology and is the co-editor of Latin American Antiquity (published by SAA).