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My current areas of research deal with the early peopling of the New World, prehistoric Pueblo archaeology of the American Southwest and skill learning and cognition in hominins.
I am active in bringing my archaeological and anthropological interests to the public through presentations, teaching, interaction with Native American communities and participation in documentaries.
I am an historical archaeologist whose research interests are mainly focused on the high medieval period in Britain and Europe.
My work has a particularly strong interdisciplinary dimension; I research at the interface between archaeology and history, and have interests in the fields of landscape history, architectural studies and medieval studies.
I am an archaeologist with two principal fields of interest, the interdisciplinary study of the early medieval period in Europe, and the archaeometric and experimental analysis of pottery from various geographical and chronological backgrounds.
My current work is exploring connections between the Carolingian and Byzantine worlds and 9th- to 10th-century élites in central Europe, with a focus on landscapes as well as items of material culture, using evidence from archaeology, history, anthropology, and the geo- and biosciences.
I am a landscape archaeologist with interests focused on the Roman and medieval periods in Britain and mainland North West Europe.
My current research is exploring the origin and development of regional variation in landscape character, using interdisciplinary analysis of archaeological, cartographic, documentary, place-name and architectural evidence.
I am also developing a range of interdisciplinary approaches to studying the landscape.
I am an archaeologist and palaeoethnobotanist whose principal research interests are the investigation of coupled human environment systems in the Neotropics and subtropics of Latin America, plant domestication and the development of agricultural landscapes, and the emergence of complex societies in the Americas.