Lucy Sibun

Research Interests

  • Forensic archaeology: all aspects of this developing discipline, but particularly the survival and longevity of fingerprints in the buried environment.
  • Mesoamerican archaeology: the Spanish conquest, the impact on native cultures and how this is reflected in the archaeological record.

Professional Skills

  • Analysis and interpretation of human and animal bone assemblages
  • Forensic consultancy to police criminal investigation teams
  • Editing of archaeological reports

Career Summary

  • 1996 – present – Senior Archaeologist (Forensic Archaeologist & Osteologist), Archaeology South East, UCL
  • 1994 – 1996 - Assistant Field Officer, Archaeology South East, UCL
  • 1994- 1994 - Assistant Archaeologist. Archaeology South East, UCL


  • 1994 – BSc, Institute of Archaeology, University College London
  • 1998 - Pg Dip Forensic Archaeology (Bournemouth University)

Membership of Learned Societies and Professional Recognition

  • Associate Member, Institute of Field Archaeologists
  • Registered Forensic Practitioner
  • Member of Forensic Search Advisory Group
  • Member of Forensic Science Society
  • Member of British Association of Biological Anthropologists and Osteologists

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