Prof 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.
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)
- Ancient Egypt - 10 credits (HS2120)
- Egyptian Funerary Archaeology - 20 credits (HS2376)
- Pharaohs of the Sun - 20 credits (HS2410)
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
Worked on excavations in Egypt since 1983 and directed projects there from 1993.