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UK Fellow, Archaeology, elected in 2017

Professor John Gowlett FBA

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About this Fellow

The evolution of early human advanced capabilities; origins and development of design form and proportion in artefacts; investigation of early hominin fire use and its effects

Website: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/archaeology-classics-and-egyptology/staff/john-gowlett/

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of Archaeology and Evolutionary Anthropology, University of Liverpool

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Professor Robert Foley

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.

Professor John Blair

The society, culture and landscape of early medieval England, especially the Church and parochial organisation; historical and archaeological sources and approaches

Professor Roberta Gilchrist

Medieval and social archaeology, particularly gender and religion; burial, magic and religious communities, including nunneries, monasteries, hospitals, Norwich Cathedral and Glastonbury Abbey

Professor Martin Bell

Prehistoric environmental archaeology with a particular emphasis on coastal wetland and intertidal environments especially in the Severn Estuary. Wider interests in archaeological science including geoarchaeology and experimental archaeology