Elizabeth Cory Lopez
Elizabeth is an independent Experimental Archaeologist with an MPhil, an MScR and an MA (Hons) in the discipline. Her expertise is prehistoric technical processes, drilling, and she has taught on the Archaeology of Scotland.
Concurrent to gaining her academic qualifications Elizabeth trained as a tour guide, and now has 20 years’ experience as a professional guide. She has led tours specialising in Edinburgh and Scottish history, as well as the First World War battlefields around Ypres and the Somme.
In a previous life Elizabeth trained as an actor at Queen Margaret’s University College, Edinburgh, writing her dissertation on Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, and achieving the Ian Richardson Prize for Voice. However, the focus of her short acting career was the portrayal of Mary, Queen of Scots.