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UK Fellow, Archaeology, elected in 1990

Professor Sir Paul Mellars FBA

About this Fellow


Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Pre-History and Human Evolution, University of Cambridge

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer/Reader in Archaeology, The University of Sheffield, 1970 - 1981
  • Lecturer/Reader in Archaeology, University of Cambridge, 1981 - 1991
  • Reader, Professor of Prehistory and Human Evolution, University of Cambridge, 1991

British Academy Appointments

  • Member of Council, 1994 - 1997


Excavations on Oronsay 1987

World prehistory: studies in memory of Grahame Clark (_PBA_ 99, 1999)

The Neanderthal legacy 1996

Star Carr in context 1998

Other Archaeology Fellows

Professor Cyprian Broodbank

Comparative world archaeology and deep history; the archaeology of the Mediterranean; Aegean prehistory; the archaeology of islands; the emergence of connectivity, particularly maritime; landscape archaeology

Professor Glynis Jones

Evolutionary approaches to the origins and spread of agriculture; archaeobotany and biomolecular archaeology; the investigation of past cultivation practices through weed ecology and stable isotope analysis

Professor Ronald Hutton

British history between 1500 and 1700; the history of paganism, shamanism, magic and witchcraft, and of attitudes to those phenomena

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