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Lecturer in Archaeology, University of Johannesburg

Matthew V. Caruana is currently a lecturer at the Palaeo-Research Institute at the University of Johannesburg in South Africa. He received a BA in Cultural Anthropology from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2000, an MA in Archaeology from the University of Manchester, England and a PhD in archaeology from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa in 2015. His primary research interest is in the Earlier Stone Age archaeology of South Africa, focusing on stone tool production and reconstructing landscape use patterns. He is currently a co-director of the Amanzi Springs Archaeological Project (ASAP) and oversees excavations and stone tool analysis at Swartkrans Cave in South Africa.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Archaeology, University of Johannesburg


  • 2015 
    University of the Witwatersrand, PhD


PhD Archaeology