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Senior Lecturer in Museum Studies, UCL

Alice Stevenson is a Senior Lecturer in Museum Studies at UCL's Institute of Archaeology. She has held previous posts as Curator of the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology and as Researcher in World Archaeology at the Pitt Rivers Museum. Her academic specialisation is Predynastic and Early Dynastic Egyptian archaeology, but she has a broad range of interests including the history of archaeology, anthropology and museums. She has written and co-edited many works, and is currently leading the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) project 'Artefacts of Excavation'.


  • 2007–present
    Research fellow, UCL, Institute of Archaeology
  • 2017–present
    Senior lecturer, UCL, Institute of Archaeology
  • 2013–2016
    Curator, Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
  • 2009–2012
    Researcher in World Archaeology, University of Oxford, Pitt Rivers Museum
  • 2008–2009
    Research Associate, UCL, Department of Information Studies
  • 2007–2008
    Archivist and Librarian, Egypt Exploration Society


  • 2007 
    University of Cambridge, PhD Archaeology
  • 2005 
    University of Cambridge, MPhil Archaeology
  • 2002 
    University of Leicester, MA Museum Studies
  • 2001 
    University of Cambridge, BA Archaeology and Anthropology

Grants and Contracts

  • 2014
    'Artefacts of Excavation': the International Distribution of Finds from British Excavations in Egypt, 1880-1980
    Funding Source:
    Arts and Humanities Research Council