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Archaeologist & PhD Candidate, Australian National University

Rob is Walgalu-Ngunnawal and Wiradjuri archaeologist from Queanbeyan-Canberra. He holds a Bachelor of Archaeology and Master of Archaeological Science (Advanced) from the Australian National University. Rob's professional and academic experiences include Indigenous cultural heritage management, native title, archaeological field methods, as well as extensive research in Vanuatu. Rob is currently enrolled in a PhD at the Australian National University. His PhD investigates 3000 years of West Futuna's history in Southern Vanuatu.


  • 2017–present
    PhD Candidate, The University of Sydney
  • 2020–present
    Archaeologist, Murrumbidgee Archaeology and Heritage


  • 2016 
    Australian National University , Master of Archaeological Science (Advanced)
  • 2014 
    Australian National University , Bachelor of Archaeological Practice


  • 2020
    Multidisciplinary evidence for early banana (Musa cvs.) cultivation on Mabuyag Island, Torres Strait, Nature Ecology & Evolution