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Academic staff

Name Position Telephone Email
Professor Martin Bell Professor in Archaeological Science +44 (0)118 378 7724
Dr Kiran Bhogal Lecturer in Social Anthropology
Dr Timothy Brady   Associate Lecturer
Dr Alanna Cant Lecturer in Social Anthropology +44 (0)118 378 7820
Amanda Clarke Director of Archaeology Field School +44 (0)118 378 6255
Dr John Creighton Associate Professor in Archaeology +44 (0)118 378 7364
Professor Hella Eckardt Professor in Archaeology +44 (0)118 378 6266
Dr Brandon Fathy Lecturer in later Medieval Archaeology  +44 (0)118 378 5899
Professor Michael Fulford Professor in Archaeology +44 (0)118 378 8048
Professor Duncan Garrow Professor in Later Prehistoric Archaeology +44 (0) 118 378 6458
Professor Roberta Gilchrist

Professor in Archaeology

Research Dean

+44 (0)118 378 6381
Professor Rob Hosfield

Professor in Palaeolithic Archaeology

Head of Department of Archaeology

+44 (0)118 378 7632
Professor Mary Lewis Professor in Bioarchaeology +44 (0)118 378 8927
Professor Roger Matthews Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology +44 (0)118 378 7564
Dr Wendy Matthews Associate Professor in Archaeology +44 (0)118 378 6788
Professor Steven Mithen Professor in Archaeology +44 (0)118 378 7363
Dr Gundula Mueldner Associate Professor in Bioarchaeology +44 (0)118 378 7389
Professor Aleks Pluskowski Professor in Medieval Archaeology +44 (0)118 378 5267
Dr Karen Ruebens  Lecturer
Professor Gabor Thomas Professor in Early Medieval Archaeology +44 (0)118 378 5449

Research and enterprise staff

Name Position Telephone Email
 Ky Alderson QUEST Professional Placement Year
Dr Rowena Banerjea Postdoctoral Research Assistant +44 (0)118 378 7877
Dr Rob Batchelor Quaternary Scientific Director (QUEST) +44 (0) 118 378 8941
Dr Peter Bray Research Fellow in Material Science +44 (0) 118 378 3290
Dr Hannah Caroe Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Archaeobotany
Hester Crothers Geoarchaeological Technician - Quest
Ash Dobie Laboratory and Fieldwork Technician in Geoarchaeology +44 (0)118 378 3530
Jenni Eaton Research Assistant +44 (0)118 378 7804
Natasha Kozlowski QUEST Geoarchaeologist
Dr Darko Maricevic  Research Assistant
Dr Gwendoline Maurer Research Assistant in Zooarchaeology  +44 (0)118 378 5904
Dr Annemieke Milks British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow  +44 (0) 118 378 5906
Dr Sophia Mills Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Archaeology    
Kathryn Murphy Postdoctoral Researcher in Data Science  +44 (0) 118 378 5810
Keith Nyakubaya Senior Technician in Analytical Chemistry
+44 (0)118 378 5910
Dr Eljas Oksanen Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Nick Pankhurst Research Assistant +44 (0)118 378 7316
Dr Amy Richardson Senior Research Fellow +44 (0)118 378 8747
Professor Katie Sampeck Global Professor in Historical Archaeology
Dr Mike Simmonds

Senior Project Manager Quest

+44 (0) 118 378 8853
Dr Joaquim Sisa Lopez de Pablo Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Archaeology
 Dr Robert Webley Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Archaeology  +44 (0)118 378 6568

Postgraduate Research Students

Name Email Project
Betty L Adams Cultural Continuity of ancient cosmetic residue analysis and anthropological implications of cosmetic adornment in the ancient Near East.
Farah Benbouabdellah
Tigers in Film: Past, Present and Future Perspectives.
Eleanor Chipps Children in the afterlife: the mummification and funerary treatment of non-adults in ancient Egypt.
Miles Clifford

Three Thousand Years of Rubbish and Ritual in the Thames: A Long Durée Investigation of Riverine Deposition Powered by Collaborative Partnerships.

Tasha Fullbrook Radiates in context: chemical and archaeological analysis of the “Barbarous Radiates” coinage phenomenon in Roman Britain.
Carina Garland Other Deposits: the nature and significance of all depositional practices at round barrows during the Bronze Age.
Elizabeth Garnett Blood lines: a social, palaeopathological and biomolecular examination of the impact of thalassaemia in Romano-British Poundbury Camp, Dorset.
Ellen Green Dead in a ditch: a taphonomic examination of human and animal remains deposited in non-formal funerary contexts in S E England during the late Iron-Age and early Roman periods.
Henrietta Hammant Anthropology of Heritage: Museum objects and the ‘heroes’ of early British Antarctic exploration.
Rose Karpinski Rivers of Bronze in the age of Iron: an interdisciplinary study of Iron Age copper-alloy material culture from the middle-upper Thames Valley.
Alesia Koush Human rights implications of illicit trafficking in archaeological heritage: the case study of Iraq.
Katie Manby
Complex Divinities: Writing the chemical, archaeological and collecting biographies of 1st century AD Roman copper-alloy statuettes within the British Museum.
Anqi Mao Media communication of intangible cultural heritage and human social change under the pandemic: A case study of Linxia brick carving.
Pete Moore

Islands in the Wildwood: A Non-Anthropocentric Study of the Prehistoric Calcareous Wetlands of North-West Europe.
Kathryn Price Early Humans in Britain: Cultural Adaptations from Coastal to Inland Occupation.
Dave Smith Spatial organisation of early Neolithic communities in the Southern Levant: A spatial analysis of the WF16 Wadi Faynan settlement with regional comparisons.
Juliette Waterman
They are what we eat: Detection of animal domestication and feeding using isotope approaches.
 Keni Zheng
Biodiversity and sustainability of plant and fire use in hunter-gatherer and early agricultural communities in West Asia: Integrated phytolith and micromorphological approaches.

Emeritus, Honorary and Visiting Staff

Name Position Email
Professor Grenville Astill Emeritus Professor
Professor Richard Bradley Emeritus Professor
Professor Bob Chapman Emeritus Professor
Professor Clive McCann Emeritus Professor
Dr Catherine Barnett Senior Visiting Research Fellow
Dr Alex Smith Senior Visiting Research Fellow
Dr Alex Brown Visiting Research Fellow
Dr Matt Canti Visiting Research Fellow
Dr Petra Dark Visiting Research Fellow
Dr Jennifer Foster Visiting Research Fellow
Dr Chris Green Visiting Research Fellow/QUEST
Dr Heinrich Härke Visiting Research Fellow
Dr Kevin Hayward Visiting Research Fellow
Mr Neil Holbrook Visiting Research Fellow
Professor Michael Lewis Visiting Professor
Dr Sara Machin Visiting Research Fellow
Dr David Mudd Visiting Research Fellow
Dr Tom Walker Visiting Research Fellow
Athena SWAN Silver Award