Skip Content

Professor Ian Morris FBA

Ian Morris profile picture

About this Fellow

Long-term world history; comparative archaeology; the evolution of societies; quantitative history; history & archaeology of ancient Greece.

Website: http://www.stanford.edu/dept/classics/cgi-bin/web/people/faculty/ian-morris

Appointments

Current post

  • Jean and Rebecca Willard Professor of Classics, Stanford University

Publications

Why the West Rules--For Now: The Patterns of History and What they Reveal About the Future 2010

The Measure of Civilization: How Social Development Decides the Fate of Nations 2013

Other Archaeology Fellows

Dr Leonardo López Luján

The politics, religion, and art of Pre-Columbian urban societies in Central Mexico; the history and development of Mesoamerican archaeology

Professor Charlotte Roberts

Studies archaeological human remains; her key research interests are contextual approaches to past human health (palaeopathology); ethical considerations and and human remains; the relevance of past health to contemporary health; evolutionary approaches to the origin and history of infectious diseases; big data projects in palaeopathology; public engagement

Professor Matthew Collins

Biomolecular archaeology; interdisciplinary approaches for the recovery and interpretation of molecular signals from ancient materials, with a specific focus on proteins and their breakdown products

Professor Michael Parker Pearson

The prehistory of Britain and western Europe from the Neolithic to the Iron Age. The archaeology of death and burial. The archaeology of Madagascar. Stonehenge and its landscape