Institute of Archaeology

Prof Sue Hamilton

Prof Sue Hamilton

Professor of Prehistory

Head of Department

Institute of Archaeology Gordon Square

Institute of Archaeology

Joined UCL
1st Oct 1990

Research summary

Landscape archaeology (Pacific, Continental Europe; UK):

  • Rapa Nui (Easter Island) Landscapes of Construction Project

  • Sensory and gendered landscapes  

  • Phenomenology

  • Rethinking archaeological field practice

  • Later Prehistory of the Tavoliere-Gargano, Puglia, Southern Italy Project: social and sensory landscapes

  • Bodmin Moor Bronze Age Landscapes Project (1996-2001)

  • Caburn Hillfort, East Sussex, Excavation and Landscape Project (1996-2001)

Later European prehistory:

  • Later Prehistory of the Tavoliere-Gargano, Puglia, Southern Italy Project

  • British Bronze Age and Iron Age settlement and technologies – ceramic production and exchange

  • British 1st millennium BC hillforts

  • Later prehistoric social landscapes 


  • The use of art and graphic imagery in archaeological interpretation and presentation

  • The use of text in archaeological presentation

Teaching summary


University College London
BA Hons, Archaeology |
University College London
PhD, |