Staff profiles

Paul Rainbird

Honorary University Fellow

Paul is with AC archaeology (based in Bradninch, near Exeter) where he has special responsibility for reports and publications, with, in addition, varied roles in fieldwork, post-excavation and preparation of Heritage Environment Assessments and management plans. Nearing completion is the publication of a monograph for South West Water and Devon County Council on the results of archaeological, palaeo-environmental and historical research conducted ahead of the drowning of the Wolf Valley for the Roadford Reservoir in west Devon. Between 2008-2013 he was a self-employed archaeological consultant and occasional lecturer in archaeological studies at Bristol University. Prior to this (1998-2008) he was Reader and head of archaeology and anthropology at the University of Wales, Lampeter. From 1995-1997 he was a lecturer in cultural heritage studies at Charles Sturt University, Australia. Paul has published widely in professional journals and has two single-authored books with Cambridge University Press.