Dr Nancy Tayles - Senior Lecturer. Overseeing the excavation and examination of the human remains from all the excavated sites.
Nigel Chang - PhD candidate. Nigel has incorporated the burial jewellery from the excavated sites into his thesis on prehistoric jewellery in Southeast Asia. Interests: Prehistoric Southeast Asian Jewellery.
Dr. Kate Domett - Kate studied the human remains from Ban Lum Khao for inclusion in a regional synthesis of the prehistoric human population in her PhD (see the Theses and Publications page for PhD abstract). Her research focuses on the impact of natural and cultural environment on prehistoric health, with a particular interest in the effects of technological change on community health. Interests: Prehistoric health, palaeopathology.
Sarah Talbot - PhD candidate. Interests: Prehistoric exchange. Sarah oversaw part of the excavation at Noen U-Loke and directed excavations at the Prasat Phimai. She will use the information collected as a component in her thesis .
Bec Connolly - MA student. Interests: Prehistoric metal technology. Bec oversaw part of the excavation at Noen U-Loke. She will use the data collected as a component in her thesis on the iron.
James Chetwin-PhD Candidate. James examined the evidence for warfare in prehistoric Thailand in his MA (see the Theses and Publications page for an abstract). His PhD will involve an archaeological assessment of community structure and interaction in the region of Noen U-Loke and Ban Non Wat. Interests: Military archaeology, archaeological theory, social organisation. James oversaw parts of the excavations at Noen U-Loke, Ban Non Wat and Phum Snay.
Jacinta Beckwith - MA student. Jacinta oversaw part of the excavtion at Phum Snay. Interests: Khmer epigraphy.
Beatrice Hudson - Honours Student. Beatrice excavated at Phum Snay and oversaw part of the excavtion at Ban Non Wat. Interests: Ethnoarchaeology, mortuary analysis.
Hayden Cawte - Honours student. Hayden oversaw part of the excavation at Ban Non Wat. Interests: Archaeolometallurgy.
Katharine Cox - Honours student. Katharine oversaw
part of the excavation at Ban Non Wat.
University of Waikato Radiocarbon Dating Unit, New Zealand.
Dr. Fiona Petchey - Lecturer.
Royal University of Fine Arts, Cambodia.
Dr. Dougald O'Reilly - Used the mortuary data from
Ban Lum Khao and Non Muang Kao in an assessment of sociopolitical complexity
(see the Theses and Publications page
for an abstract). Interests: Social organisation, the rise of social complexity,
exchange and mortuary analysis. During 1997 Dougald oversaw the excavations
at Non Muang Kao. During 2001 he directed excavations at Phum Snay.
University of Oxford, U.K.
Dr. Tom Higham - Will be dating radiocarbon samples
from all sites.
Dr Carl Heron - Will be examing the interior surfaces of ceramic vessels to determine the prehistoric contents. Interests:Ceramic residue analysis, Football.
Dr Gillian Thompson - Dr Thompson is a lecturer in Environmental Archaeology at the Department of Archaeological Sciences at the University of Bradford, UK. Gill was part of the 1996 field team which excavated NMK and BLK, where she and Barbara Anderson processed more than 80 soil samples using a flotation tank. This extracted a light fraction which contains charred and mineralised seeds, wood charcoal, rice and other crop processing debris as well as small molluscs and bone fragments.
Cynthia Lampert - PhD Candidate. Cynthia is examining
residues on prehistoric spindle whorls in an attempt to develop new dating
techniques for prehistoric fabric production.
Jeremy Habberfield-Short - PhD candidate. Jeremy
oversaw part of the excavation at Noen U-Loke and is examining site formation
processes.Interests: Site formation and geoarchaeology.
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