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Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology


Curators at the Museum are always interested to hear from students who are thinking about pursuing doctoral research relating to museums, and particularly to their own research specialisms.

Members of staff who are willing to supervise PhD students are:

Prof. Nicholas Thomas, Director of the Museum

Dr Anita Herle, Senior Curator (Anthropology)

Dr Mark Elliott, Senior Curator (Anthropology)

Dr Jody Joy, Senior Curator (Archaeology)

Dr Jimena Lobo Guerrero Arenas (Archaeology)


MAA Director Nicholas Thomas speaking at a seminar




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