Shaun Mackey

Heritage Survey Manager

Kyoto University Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS)


Shaun Mackey is Heritage Survey Manager for the Maritime Asia Heritage Survey (MAHS) and a Program-Specific Researcher at CSEAS. A graduate of the University of Sydney, his archaeological career developed in cultural heritage management and fieldwork in Australia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Tanzania, the Solomon Islands, Cambodia, and Thailand. Based in Southeast Asia between 2015 and 2018, he worked for the Cambodian Archaeological LiDAR Initiative (CALI) and several other projects reliant on remote-sensing data to understand complex archaeological landscapes. Since 2019, he has lived in Japan and was a Guest Researcher in the International Co-operation Section of the Nara National Research Institute for Cultural Properties before joining the MAHS in 2022.



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