Robert Whallon

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Professor, Anthropology; Curator of Mediterranean Prehistory, Museum of Anthropological Archaeology

4040 Museum of Anthropological Archaeology, 1109 Geddes Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1079

Office Location(s): 4040 Museums
Phone: 734.764.7570
whallon@umich.edu

  • Affiliation(s)
    • Anthropology
    • Museum of Anthropological Archaeology
  • About

    Robert Whallon is Professor at the Department of Anthropology and Curator of Mediterranean Prehistory at the Museum of Anthropological Archaeology. He earned his Ph. D from the University of Chicago. His research focus on several important issues in European and Middle-eastern Prehistory, the Ecology and evolution of Hunter-gatherers, quantitative methods and spatial analysis, and the Prehistory of Languages. He has been involved during the years in field work in different Europeans countries, with a focus on the Middle and Upper Palaeolithic as well as Mesolithic, in Dordogne in France, Keban Dam (East central Turkey), in Netherlands, Boznia-Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro. He is currently involved in a new project in the Abruzzo Province in Italy. He is the founder and editor for more than a decade of the Journal of Anthropological Archaeology, and Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

  • Education
    • B.A., Anthropology, Harvard College, 1961
    • M.A., Anthropology, University of Chicago, 1963
    • Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Chicago, 1966
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