Archaeology of Asia, Africa and the Americas
Maya and Mesoamerican archaeology. African archaeology and Palaeolithic archaeology.
Faculty Research Focus
- Maya and Mesoamerican archaeology.
- Palaeolithic archaeology and African archaeology
- Indigenous archaeology
The College will consider any research topic that interests potential PhD students; however, students will benefit from researching in areas that align with the College’s strengths. Please contact us to discuss your PhD topic.
Alternatively you may contact one of our academics below to discuss your area of interest.
- African archaeology - Dr Nicola Stern
- Arabian Archaeology - Prehistoric and Coastal - Dr Matthew Meredith-Williams
- Early Historic South Asia; Mediaeval South Asia; Buddhist Archaeology; - Dr Keir Strickland
- Landscape archaeology - Dr Nicola Stern
- Maya and Mesoamerican archaeology - Emeritus Peter Mathews
- Melanesian archaeology (including stone tool technology) - Dr Caroline Spry
- Site formation processes and issues of time & scale - Dr Nicola Stern
- South Asian Archaeology; Sri Lankan Archaeology; Archaeology of Nepal; Indian Archaeology; - Dr Keir Strickland
- The evolution of human behaviour - Dr Nicola Stern
- The Geochronology of Human Origins and the Early to Middle Stone Age transition - Dr Andy Herries
- The global dispersal of modern humans - Dr Nicola Stern
- Transformation of Complex Societies; Collapse of Complex Societies; - Dr Keir Strickland
- Tropical Low-Density Societies; International Heritage Management; Historical Archaeology in Asia; - Dr Keir Strickland