Dr Sally Foster

Dr Sally Foster

Dr Sally Foster is a lecturer in heritage and conservation at the University of Stirling. Her diverse interests include the archaeology of Scotland, particularly the Picts and their early medieval neighbours. The third edition of her best-selling Picts, Gaels and Scots is published in September 2014 by Birlinn. She has worked for the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland as an archaeological investigator, for Historic Scotland’s Inspectorate, latterly as the Head of Scheduling (the team responsible for identifying Scotland’s most important ancient monuments and wrecks for legal protection). Before joining Stirling in 2014, she was an archaeology lecturer at the universities of Glasgow and Aberdeen.”


Sally’s publications include:


Foster, S. forthcoming (August 2014). Picts, Gaels and Scots. Early Historic Scotland, 3rd edition. Edinburgh: Birlinn Ltd. (2004 edition published by Batsford)


Foster, S. 2006. Maeshowe and the Heart of Neolithic Orkney. Edinburgh: Historic Scotland.


Foster, S. (ed.) 1998. The St Andrews Sarcophagus: a Pictish Masterpiece and its International Connections. Dublin: Four Courts Press.