Kat Manning

Katie Manning

  • BSc, MA, DPhil
  • Honorary Research Associate
  • ERC Research Associate, EUROEVOL Project (2010-14)

Research Interests

  • Zooarchaeology - livestock intensification and the ecology of early herding regions, human-animal interactions in prehistory, geometric morphometric methods in archaeozoology
  • Palaeoecology - the contribution of livestock pastoralism to Holocene climate change.
  • Later prehistory of the Sahara-Sahel borderlands
  • Database management

Research Directory Records



  • 2005-8: DPhil, University of Oxford
    Thesis title: Mobility, Climate Change and Cultural Development. A revised view from the Lower Tilemsi Valley, northeastern Mali
  • 2002-3: MA Archaeology University College London
    Thesis title: Analysis of the animal remains from Dia Shoma and Dia Mara (c. 800BC – 900AD) with notes on issues of sampling bias.
  • 1999–2002: BSc Archaeology University College London
    Dissertation: Analysis of the mammalian, avian, reptilian, and fish remains from Dia Shoma (Mali). A model for symbiotic economies in West Africa’s oldest known city.

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