Institute of Archaeology

Prof Andrew Bevan

Prof Andrew Bevan

Professor of Spatial and Comparative Archaeology

Institute of Archaeology Gordon Square

Institute of Archaeology

Joined UCL
1st May 2001

Research summary

Research Interests

GIS and spatial analysis

Material culture and value

Mediterranean archaeology and history

Human settlement and landscape ecology

Archaeological survey and excavation methods

Research Projects

Antikythera Survey Project

Changing the Face of the Mediterranean

Computational Modelling and Human Use of Space

Crowd- and Community-fuelled Archaeological Research (MicroPasts)

The Impact of Evolving of Rice Systems from China to Southeast Asia

Imperial Logistics: The Making of the Terracotta Army

MicroPasts Knowledge Exchanges

Prehistoric hunting strategies in Jordan

Sensing the Iron Age and Roman Past: Geophysics and the landscape of Hertfordshire

Socio-environmental dynamics in Belize

Supply and Demand in Prehistory? Economics of Neolithic Mining in NW Europe

Teaching summary

Contributor to Degree Programme: MSc Computational Archaeology: GIS, Data Science and Complexity

Course Co-ordinator: ARCL0038 Research and Presentation Skills

Course Co-ordinator: ARCL0094 GIS in Archaeology and History

Course Co-ordinator: ARCL0103 Spatial Statistics, Network Analysis and Human History

Course Co-ordinator (with Mark Lake): ARCL0160 Archaeological Data Science


University College London
PhD, Archaeology | 2001
University College London
MA, Archaeology | 1997
University of Oxford
BA Hons, Ancient History and History | 1995


BA (Hons), MA, PhD, FSA
Professor of Spatial and Comparative Archaeology

Educational Background
BA Ancient & Modern History (Oxford, 1995)
MA Archaeology (UCL, 1997)
PhD (UCL, 2001)