Andrew Reid
  • a.reid@ucl.ac.uk
  • Direct: +44 (0)20 7679 1531
  • Internal: 21531
  • Room 111
  • UCL Institute of Archaeology, 31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PY UK

Andrew Reid

Research Interests


  • Archaeology of Bananas in Buganda project with the Uganda Museum and British Institute in Eastern Africa; The Dikalate project in eastern Botswana with the Kalahari Conservation Society; The Archaeology of Sowa Pan with the University of Botswana

Educational Background

  • 1986 BA (Hons) University of Birmingham
  • 1991 PhD University of Cambridge

Current Students

  • Sherri (Scheherazade) Amin Uncovering the nature of Pre-Colonial religion in the Sesse Islands and the impact of religion on the functioning of the Buganda Kingdom, Southern Uganda (second supervisor Ceri Ashley)
  • Louise Iles Technology, Society and 'Tradition': reconstructing the iron industries in Bunyoro-Kitara (second supervisor Marcos Martinon-Torres)

Second Supervisor

  • Edwinus Lyaya The geo-archaeometallurgy of ironworking in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania (principal supervisor Thilo Rehren)

Recently completed students

  • Jane Humphris (2010): An archaeometallurgical investigation of iron smelting traditions in Southern Rwanda (second supervisor Marcos Martinon-Torres)

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