About this Fellow
Claudio Vita-Finzi holds MA, PhD and ScD degrees from Cambridge. He has carried out fieldwork on recent geological changes and their human impact in the Near East, North Africa, S Europe, the Americas and SE Asia, taught neotectonics and planetary science at University College for some years, and is now a Scientific Associate at the Natural History Museum in London where he is working on changes in the Sun and their environmental impact. He was awarded the G K Warren Prize of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA in 1994 and has been a member of the American Philosophical Society since 1997. He was elected to the British Academy in 2012 (S3 and cross-member with H7).
- Scientific Associate, Earth Sciences, Natural History Museum
Archaeology Art and Archaeology of Rome, Italy and the Roman Provinces Prehistoric Archaeology
Classics and Ancient History History Art and Archaeology of Greece and the Greek World History of Greece and the Greek World Southern Europe Greece
Prehistoric archaeology; wetlands, environmental change and human responses, landscapes of the North Sea Plain, the European beaver, anthropomorphic wooden figurines, the heritage management of wetlands.
Human evolution: the evolutionary ecology of extinct hominins; the evolution of human behaviour and culture; prehistory and archaeology of early human populations; evolutionary theory in archaeology and anthropology.