University of Auckland
University of Auckland Archaeology
The student society, Archsoc is open to anyone inside the university or not. It is reputedly the oldest society on campus - which is of course appropriate.
Current archaeologists on staff include:
- Emeritus Professor Geoff Irwin FRSNZ, Hon. Fellow Soc. Antiquaries (Lon.): Oceanic and New Zealand archaeology.
- Professor Simon Holdaway: Australian, New Zealand and Palaeolithic archaeology, stone artefact analysis, theory and GIS. Current Head of Department of Anthropology.
- Professor Thegn Ladefoged: Oceanic prehistory, socio-political transformation, agricultural development, GIS.
- Professor Peter Sheppard: Melanesia, Solomon Islands, processes of social transformation, geoarchaeology. Current Director for the Centre for Archaeological Research and Current Head of Department of Classics and Ancient History.
- Associate Professor Harry Allen ONZM: New Zealand, Australian and South East Asian archaeology, and cultural resource management. Coordinator for Museums and Cultural Heritage Programme.
- Associate Professor Melinda Allen: Oceanic prehistory, paleoenvironmental studies, marine zooarchaeology, human ecology.
- Associate Professor Judith Littleton, Human osteology and health, fieldwork in Middle East, Australia and New Zealand.
- Dilys Johns: Conservation, wet organic archaeological materials, wetland archaeological sites.
- Dr Rod Wallace: charcoal.
Past staff members include:
- Emeritus Professor Roger Green ONZM, FRSNZ, member Nat. Acad. Sci.(USA), Hon. Fellow Soc. Antiquaries (Lon.)
- Professor Lisa Matisoo-Smith: Biological Anthropology specialising in Pacific Prehistory (now at University of Otago).
- Professor Peter Bellwood
- Dr Richard Cassels
- Lady Aileen Fox
- Professor Jack Golson
- Dr Les Groube
- Wilfred Shawcross
- Dr Rod Clough
- Dr Marianne Turner
- Bruce Biggs in Tarling N, 2003, Auckland Minds and Matters. University of Auckland pp 32-44.
- Ralph Bulmer in Tarling N, 2003, Auckland Minds and Matters. University of Auckland pp 56-72.