Professor Emeritus, School of Social Science, University of Queensland and Willem Willems Chair for Contemporary Issues in Archaeological Heritage Management, Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University, Netherlands, The University of Queensland

I am an archaeologist and heritage practitioner of over 40 years' standing. I work primarily across Australasia and the Indo-Pacific but have global interests and responsibilities as an ICOMOS and IUCN World Heritage Expert for UNESCO. Iam also a strategic advisor and accredited investigator with the U.S. Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency.


  • 1994–2018
    Professor in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, University of Queensland


  • 1987 
    ANU, PhD Prehistory


Fellow of the Australian Academy of Humanities, Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London