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Dr Paul Nicholson 


Education & Qualifications

B.A. in  Prehistory & Archaeology, Sheffield University (1st Hons.). Awarded 1981.

PhD in Archaeology, Sheffield University. Awarded 1987.

Certificate in Egyptology. 1993. University of Manchester.

Career Overview

2009-present Reader in Archaeology, Cardiff University

1999-2009 Senior Lecturer in Archaeology, Cardiff University

1994-1999 Lecturer in Archaeology, Cardiff University

1991-1994 De Velling Willis Research Fellow at the Department of Archaeology, University of Sheffield.  (Researching production and distribution in ancient Egypt, with particular reference to ceramics)

1990-1991 British Academy & Egypt Exploration Society Research Associate at the Department of Archaeology, University of Sheffield (Petrology of Egyptian Pottery)

1988-1990 S.E.R.C. Postdoctoral Research Fellowship held at the Universities of Cambridge and Sheffield (Scientific examination of Egyptian pottery from Amarna).

1985-1987 Leverhulme Trust Research Assistantship at the Department of Archaeology, University of Sheffield.  (Egyptian Pottery)

Teaching Profile

Undergraduate

  • Egyptian Funerary Archaeology - 20 credits (HS2376)

Postgraduate

M.A. Special topic on Egyptian society

Membership & External Activity

Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London.

Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

President of the Ancient Egypt and Middle East Society

Notable Achievements

Worked on excavations in Egypt since 1983 and directed projects there from 1993.