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Academic staff

Name Position Telephone Email
Professor Martin Bell Professor in Archaeological Science +44 (0)118 378 7724
Dr Alanna Cant Lecturer in Social Anthropology +44 (0)118 378 7820
Ms 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
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 Muldner Associate Professor in Bioarchaeology +44 (0)118 378 7389
Professor Aleks Pluskowski Professor in Medieval Archaeology +44 (0)118 378 5267
Dr Gabor Thomas Associate Professor in Early Medieval Archaeology +44 (0)118 378 5449
Dr Philippa Walton Lecturer  +44 (0)118 378 4977

Research and enterprise staff

Name Position Telephone Email
Dr Rowena Banerjea Postdoctoral Research Assistant +44 (0)118 378 7877
Dr Rob Batchelor QUEST Director +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
Dr Blessing Chidimuro Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Isotope Ecology/Archaeology
Hester Crothers Geoarchaeological Technician - Quest
Jenni Eaton Research Assistant +44 (0)118 3787804
Dr Claire Hodson British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship +44 (0)118 3783728
Natasha Kozlowski QUEST Geoarchaeologist
Dr Annemieke Milks British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Keith Nyakubaya Senior Technician in Analytical Chemistry
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
Dr Katie Sampeck Global Professor in Historical Archaeology
 Dr Mike Simmonds

Senior Project Manager - Quest

+44 (0) 118 378 8853
 Dr Robert Webley Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Archaeology  +44 (0)118 378 6568

Postgraduate Research Students

Name Email Project
Abdulmajeed Alhuraish Nature and sustainability of transformations in human-environment inter-relations and sedentism in the Neolithic of Jubbah, NW Saudi Arabia. 
Florencia Botta Was childhood health declining in the period leading to the Black Death?
Lydia Bowler A critical evaluation of the influence of environmental and geological factors on the Late Bronze Age collapse in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Miles Clifford

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

Jack Eggington  Health, diet, and social inequality in industrial Britain: a mother-infant perspective.
Paige Falco Investigating the presences of air pollution in Romano British populations and its impacts on health utilizing palaeopathology and trace element analysis.
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.
Christopher Griffiths

Middle and Late Bronze Age hoards, hoarding practices and depositional contexts in south-east and west Wales.

Henrietta Hammant Anthropology of Heritage: Museum objects and the ‘heroes’ of early British Antarctic exploration.
Richard Henry Fractured Britannia: Britain and Rome under Count Theodosius and the House of Valentinian
Alesia Koush Human rights implications of illicit trafficking in archaeological heritage: the case study of Iraq.
Thomas Mills 'Be Thou Dead to the World, but Alive Unto God': Defining the Diagnosis and Evolution of Leprosy Using the Evidence of Child and Adult Skeletal Remains.
Carina Garland Other Deposits: the nature and significance of all depositional practices at round barrows during the Bronze Age.
 Pete Moore
Islands in the Wildwood: A Non-Anthropocentric Study of the Prehistoric Calcareous Wetlands of North-West Europe.
Murat Ozturan Differences in Flaking Technologies and Volume Management in Large Cutting Tools and Core & Flake Assemblages in Britain and North-West Europe in MIS 11 and 9.
Rebecca Pitt Investigating the impact the Roman conquest had on Iron Age people’s health through examining Perinatal, Infant and Maternal health.
Kathryn Price Early Humans in Britain: Cultural Adaptations from Coastal to Inland Occupation.
 Giuly Ragazzon 

Transitional lifeways and identity construction in the Early Neolithic of the Eastern Fertile Crescent. An interdisciplinary study of human diet, activity and health.

Lawrence Rees Reading Abbey: Connecting Archaeology, Heritage Management and Placemaking.
Andrew Reynolds Late Bronze Age and Iron Age hoardsin Wales and Marches: An investigation into patterns of selective and reflective deposition.
Arica Roberts Gender & Religion in Early Medieval Wales: The Archaeology of Religious Transformation in Wales c. 400-1200 CE.
Rebecca Scott Fire in the Lower Palaeolithic: Absence of evidence or evidence of absence?
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.

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