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Professor Emeritus, School of Social Science, University of Queensland and past inaugural 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. I am also an 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