Kathy Tubb
  • k.tubb@ucl.ac.uk
  • UCL Institute of Archaeology, 31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PY UK

Kathryn Walker Tubb

  • BA
  • Honorary Research Associate

Research Interests

  • Art law, ethics and professionalism in the cultural heritage system and the trade in antiquities and other historic and ethnographic materials.
  • 'Ain Ghazal, Jordan: technological examination and conservation of a cache of 28 plaster statues dating to the Pre-Pottery Neolithic B period, 6700 BC.
  • Related studies of similar objects.

Research Directory Records


  • Jordanian Department of Antiquities
  • Department of the MiddleEast, British Museum
  • Trafficking Culture, University of Glasgow

Educational Background

  • BA Biology, Mills College, Oakland, California, 1970
  • Diploma in Archaeological Conservation with distinction, 1975

Current Students

  • Liana Miller Cultural diversity initiatives and public engagement in London Museums: The case of the black community (principal supervisor Kevin MacDonald)
  • Haggai Mor The application of property law to archaeological collections in England (second supervisor Dom Perring)

Completed PhD Students

As Primary Supervisor
  • Lesley Acton A perspective of urban agriculture: The allotment movement in North east Greater London 1900 - 2010 (second supervisor Elizabeth Graham)
  • Elpida Dragasi The Legislative Process in developing Cultural Heritage Protection Policy in Greece with particular reference to Law 3028/2002 (second supervisor Theano Moussouri)
  • Kalliopi Fouseki Conflict Resolution in the Management of In-Situ Museums (second supervisor Tim Williams)
  • Sophia Labadi Questioning the Implementation of the World Heritage Convention (second supervisor Beverley Butler)
  • Konstantina Liwieratos The Competitive Advantage Strategy in Cultural Heritage Management : A case-study of the Mani area in the southern Peloponnese, Greece (second supervisor Paulette McManus)
  • Niki Savvides Visitor experience and sustainable management of heavily visited sites: the case study of Herculaneum (second supervisors Tim Williams and Dean Sully)
As Secondary Supervisor
  • Fadi Bala’awi Salt damage at Petra, Jordan: A study of the .effects of wind on salt distribution and crystallisation (primary supervisor Clifford Price)
  • Maria Luz Endere Management of Archaeological Sites and the Public in Argentina (primary supervisor Peter Ucko)

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