Tom Austen Brown Professor of Australian Archaeology, University of Sydney

I am an archaeologist interested in the emergence and global dispersal of modern humans and long-term changes in their technology and social life. My research speciality is Australian prehistory and Palaeolithic technology. I have undertaken archaeological research in Australia, France and Africa.

Experience

  • –present
    Tom Austen Brown Professor of Australian Archaeology, University of Sydney

Education

  • 2012 
    Australian National University, D.Sc.
  • 1989 
    University of Queensland, PhD

Research Areas

  • Archaeology (2101)
  • Archaeological Science (210102)
  • Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Archaeology (210101)
  • Archaeology Of Asia, Africa And The Americas (210103)

Honours

I am a Fellow of Society of Antiquaries and a Fellow of Australian Academy of Humanities.
My recent book on the Archaeology of Ancient Australia won the Mulvaney book award.