Associate Professor and Curator, Pitt Rivers Museum and School of Archaeology, University of Oxford

Dan Hicks is Associate Professor and Curator in the School of Archaeology and the Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford. He is a full Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (MCIfA), a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London (FSA), and a Fellow of St Cross College, Oxford. Dan's teaching and research ranges across Archaeology, Anthropology and Art History, including topics of Heritage, Museums, and Material Culture. His books include the Oxford Handbook of Material Culture Studies (co-edited with Mary Beaudry, 2010) and World Archaeology at the Pitt Rivers Museum (2013).

A full range of Dan's publications is online at


  • 2007–present
    Associate professor, University of Oxford
  • 2002–2007
    Lecturer in Archaeology & Anthropology, University of Bristol


  • 2002 
    University of Bristol, Ph.D.
  • 1997 
    University of Oxford, MA (Oxon)


  • 2013
    World Archaeology at the Pitt Rivers Museum: a characterization,
  • 2010
    The Oxford Handbook of Material Culture Studies,
  • 2007
    "The Garden of the World": a historical archaeology of eastern Caribbean sugar plantations,
  • 2007
    Envisioning Landscape Situations and Standpoints in Archaeology and Heritage,
  • 2006
    The Cambridge Companion to Historical Archaeology,

Professional Memberships

  • Chartered Institute for Archaeologists
  • Society of Antiquaries of London