Prof Ken Thomas
Emeritus Professor of Human Palaeoecology
Institute of Archaeology
Faculty of S&HS
- Joined UCL
- 1st Dec 1973
Palaeoecology, environmental reconstruction and past human ecology, in theory and practice. Environment and subsistence change, especially the evolution of complex agrarian systems. Shell midden archaeology.
Research Projects and Networks
The Archaeology of Human Evolution
Human palaeoecology in the coastal zone of western Sicily from the Upper Palaeolithic to the Neolithic.
Late Neolithic to Bronze Age environmental, subsistence and technological transitions in northern Pakistan.
British Museum, University of Cambridge, Bryn Mawr University (USA), the Pakistan Heritage Society (Peshawar) and the University of Peshawar: Bannu Archaeological Project.
NERC Isotope Geosciences Laboratory, Keyworth, Nottingham
Museo Archeologico Regionale “A. Salinas ”, Palermo and the Soprintendenza dei Beni Culturali ed Ambientali di Trapani (Sicily).
BSc Zoology (University of Wales at Bangor)
PhD in Zoology [Ecological Genetics] (University of Liverpool)