Robert Whallon

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Curator of Mediterranean Prehistory
Professor, Department of Anthropology

4040 Museums Bldg, 1109 Geddes Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1079

Office Location(s): 4040 Museums
Phone: 734.764.7570

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

    Robert Whallon's 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 European countries, with a focus on the Middle and Upper Palaeolithic as well as Mesolithic, in Dordogne in France, Keban Dam (east central Turkey), the Netherlands, Boznia-Herzegovina, Serbia, and Montenegro. He is currently involved in a 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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