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Professor Robert Van de Noort


Robert Van de Noort studied History at the University of Utrecht and Archaeology at the University of Amsterdam. He worked at the British School at Rome (1988-89), and the Rotterdam Archaeology Unit (1989-1991) before moving to Britain where he became the manager of the Humber Wetlands Project (1992-2000) and the director of the Centre for Wetland Archaeology (1996-2000), both based at the University of Hull.

In 2000, Robert was appointed Senior Lecturer in Archaeology at the University of Exeter. In 2003, he became Head of Department and then Head of the School of Geography, Archaeology and Earth Resources from 2004-2008. In 2006, he was appointed to a Personal Chair. Between 2008 and 2011, Robert was the University Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Research. Since 1 August 2011, he is Dean of the College of Social Sciences and International Studies.

Editorial Positions:

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Wetland Archaeology
Advisory Board Member, Journal of Maritime Archaeology    

Memberships of Societies and Professional Bodies:

Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London
Member of the Institute of Field Archaeologists
Member of the Prehistoric Society
Member of the Wetland Archaeology Research Project WARP
Member of the Council for British Archaeology