John Schofield

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Dr John Schofield is Director of the Cultural Heritage Management MA programme at the University of York, and Director of the Centre for Applied Heritage Studies (CAHSt).  John was previously an archaeologist with English Heritage, where he had the dual responsibilities of being Inspector in the Characterisation Team, and Head of Military Programmes. John joined English Heritage in 1989 and had numerous roles in that time, within heritage protection and policy in particular. Over the past ten years he supplemented work in the heritage sector with regular teaching commitments in the UK and overseas, not least at the universities of Southampton (where he taught a heritage module to undergraduates) and Bristol where he taught MA students. John is also Docent in Cultural Heritage, Landscape and Contemporary Archaeology at the University of Turku (Finland).