Lillia McEnaney is a senior at Hamilton College studying Anthropology, with a concentration in Archaeology, and Religious Studies.
She is currently the Content Coordinator and Web Editor for the nonprofit organization SAFE/Saving Antiquities for Everyone. SAFE aims to raise public awareness about the widespread damage that results from worldwide antiquities trafficking. In this and in previous roles at SAFE, Lillia has written articles to raise awareness about North American archaeological looting, trafficking, and legislation.
Lillia is also an Anthropology (Archaeology) Teaching Assistant at Hamilton College and maintains the Blog for the American Anthropological Association's Council for Museum Anthropology.
Lillia is interested in the American Southwest, museum anthropology, the anthropology & archaeology of indigenous religions, visual & material culture, NAGPRA, and indigenous rights, sovereignty, and representation. She has worked as an intern for various museums and cultural institutions across the United States, as a research and gallery assistant, and on field projects in Greece and Macedonia. She has presented at the European Association for the Study of Religions Conference in Helsinki and at the New York 6 Undergraduate Conference in Clinton, NY. Lillia has published with Museum Anthropology and online with SAPIENS, SAFE, and Center for Art Law.
Originally from Newtown, Connecticut, Lillia has lived and studied in London and Edinburgh. She is also a published and exhibited photographer.