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Staff members with discipline Archaeology

Academia develops at the interface of different fields. This is one reason why the University of Groningen is home to a wide range of fields, each with a great number of subject specialists. The overview below, which is based on a standard categorization of fields, will help you find the right expert for each field. If you cannot find the expert you are looking for in this list, try searching via a related field or faculty; you may find him or her there.

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Roman Sarcophagi; Roman East; Funerary Archaeology; Material and Visual Culture of the Hellenistic and Roman Worlds; Cults, Religion, Festival Culture; Classical Art and Archaeology. My PhD project (2022–2026) is titled 'Encoffined Bodies: on the Role of... read more
N.D. (Nicholas) Aherne, MA
Contact
n.d.aherne rug.nl
Function
PhD Researcher—MARE Team
Field / Discipline
Italian landscape archaeology, European Bronze Age, European Iron Age, Ancient salt production 
dr. L. (Luca) Alessandri
Contact
l.alessandri rug.nl
+39 3496 6017 69
Function
Researcher
Field / Discipline
Museum Studies, Heritage
A.Z. (Ahmad Zuhdi) Allam, MA
Contact
a.z.allam rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
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b.annan rug.nl
Function
Field / Discipline
Later prehistory; settlement archaeology; Late Neolithic to Iron Age pottery; Computer Applications in Archaeology, agricultural landscape, fieldsystems, Celtic fields
dr. S. (Stijn) Arnoldussen
Contact
s.arnoldussen rug.nl
Function
Associate Professor in Later prehistory
Field / Discipline
Landscape and Survey Archaeology in the Mediterranean World; Protohistory of Italy, early urbanization and Greek and Roman colonization in Italy; Survey and excavation in Lazio, Central Italy (Pontine Region Project); Survey in Calabria, South Italy... read more
prof. dr. P.A.J. (Peter) Attema
Contact
p.a.j.attema rug.nl
Function
Professor of Mediterranean Archaeology
Field / Discipline
drs. ing. M. Bakker
Contact
marco.bakker rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
E-library
drs. A. (Alie) Bijker
Contact
a.bijker rug.nl
+31 50 36 35021
Function
Senior License manager
Field / Discipline
History and archaeology of the eastern Mediterranean, especially in the Hellenistic and Roman periods; Roman Athens; Greek and Latin epigraphy; euergetism and honorific monuments; the history of emotions in the Greek and Roman worlds; early travelers to... read more
G.P. (Gavin) Blasdel, Dr
Contact
g.p.blasdel rug.nl
Function
Postdoctoral Researcher
Field / Discipline
Greek and Latin literature (late republic and empire), ecocriticism, histories of making and materials, Latin literature of Italian Fascism
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Contact
h.b.de.boer rug.nl
Function
PhD Student
Field / Discipline
Central Italian archaeology; Italian protohistory; digital archaeology
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a.j.bronkhorst rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
Zooarchaeology; archaeology; Anthropocene; historical ecology; camels; groupers; sea turtles; archaeology of dairying; stable isotope analysis of archaeological organic remains; malacology; Bronze Age; Neolithic; Open Science; domestication
C. (Canan) Çakirlar, PhD
Contact
c.cakirlar rug.nl
Function
Senior lecturer
Field / Discipline
Pottery Analysis, Archaeometry, Prehistory and Protohistory of Europe, Cave Archaeology, Megalith-erecting Societies
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d.carloni rug.nl
Function
Postdoctoral fellow
Field / Discipline
Dr. Anita Casarotto (PhD 2018, Leiden University, The Netherlands) is an archaeologist and postdoctoral researcher of the Groningen Institute of Archaeology of the University of Groningen and Associated Researcher of the KNIR Royal Netherlands Institute... read more
A. (Anita) Casarotto, PhD
Contact
a.casarotto rug.nl
Function
Field / Discipline
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a.crabbe rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
Socio-economic history of Roman Empire. Ancient economic inequality. Roman slavery. Roman urbanisation. Mass violence and genocide in Roman warfare. Military logistics in the Late Roman Republic.
dr. ir. B. (Bart) Danon
Contact
b.danon rug.nl
Function
Assistant Professor of Ancient History
Field / Discipline
Radiocarbon Dating
Chronology
Cosmogenic Isotope Production
M.W. (Michael) Dee, Prof
Contact
m.w.dee rug.nl
Function
Associate Professor of Isotope Chronology
T. (Tommaso) Della Seta
Contact
t.della.seta rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
Long-term human-environment relationships; Indigenous history and archaeology across the circumpolar Arctic; Tuniit (Late Dorset Pre-Inuit) and Inuit culture history; Indigenous knowledge systems; ethnoarchaeology; zooarchaeology; multi-, inter- and transdisciplinary research methodologies
S.P.A. (Sean) Desjardins, Dr
Contact
s.p.a.desjardins rug.nl
+31 6 3198 3992
Function
Assistant Professor of Anthropological Archaeology
I am an Ancient Historian and Classical Archaeologist currently teaching for the University of Groningen. My work focuses on public space, public life, and statues and monuments in Hellenistic and Roman Greece and in the ancient world more broadly. I... read more
C.P. (Chris) Dickenson, PhD
Contact
chris.dickenson rug.nl
Function
Field / Discipline
Death, funerary ritual and commemoration in the Greco-Roman world
dr. T.M. (Tamara) Dijkstra
Contact
t.m.dijkstra rug.nl
+31 50 36 37682
Function
Postdoctoral researcher
Field / Discipline
C14, radiocarbon dating, stable isotopes in Archaeology, material science applied to Archaeology, spectroscopy (Raman, XRD, SEM), IRMS, AMS
M. (Merita) Dreshaj, MSc
Contact
m.dreshaj rug.nl
Function
PhD student
S.J. Dresscher, MA
Contact
s.dresscher rug.nl
Function
PhD candidate
Field / Discipline
Martijn Eickhoff is specialized in the history, cultural dimensions and afterlife of war, mass violence and regime changes in Asia and Europe during the 19th and 20th centuries, with a special focus on their spatial, material and transnational aspects.... read more
prof. dr. M. (Martijn) Eickhoff
Contact
m.eickhoff rug.nl
Function
Professor by Special Appointment in Archaeology and Heritage of War and Mass Violence, om behalf of KNAW/NIOD
Field / Discipline
(Palaeo)Genomics, evolution, bioinformatics, animal behaviour, ecology
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Contact
j.a.m.erven rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
Historical archaeology, Heritage and Political Regime
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a.fajri rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
(Ethno)archaeobotany; Prehistoric archaeology; Formation processes; Human-plant interactions; Interpretations of food economy, food culture and agricultural practices.
dr. S. (Sonja) Filatova
Contact
sonja.filatova rug.nl
+31 6 3198 3981
Function
Postdoctoral researcher
Field / Discipline
Greek Archaeology
Agropastoral economy
Zooarchaeology
Isotope analysis
D. (Dimitris) Filioglou, MSc
Contact
d.filioglou rug.nl
+30 697 7961 710
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
Public outreach and societal integration, archaeology and the landscape
prof. dr. H.A. (Henny) Groenendijk
Contact
h.a.groenendijk rug.nl
Function
Professor by special appointment in Archaeology and Society
Field / Discipline
Roman archaeology
landscape archaeology
GIS and field survey techniques
Roman colonization
Roman economy and demography
human-environment interactions
T.C.A. (Tymon) de Haas, PhD
Contact
tymon.de.haas rug.nl
+31 6 3198 4289
Function
Assistant Professor
Field / Discipline
P.W. (Pir) Hoebe, MA
Contact
p.w.hoebe rug.nl
+31 50 36 37583
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
Archaeology
Archaeobotany
Early Modern History
Dutch Culinary History
M.M.A. (Merit) Hondelink, MA
Contact
m.m.a.hondelink rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
Geoarcheology
Soil micromorphology
Archeometry
prof. dr. ir. D.J. (Hans) Huisman
Contact
hans.huisman rug.nl
Function
Professor of geoarchaeology and archaeometry
Archaeology of the Hellenistic and Roman West Asia, Mortuary Studies and Funerary Ritual, Ancient Empires, Globalization and Identity, Archaeological Heritage in Conflict zones, Heritage in the Middle East, and Digitalization/Digital Databases
prof. dr. L. (Lidewijde) de Jong
Contact
lidewijde.de.jong rug.nl
Function
Associate Professor and Rosalind Franklin Fellow
Field / Discipline
Archaeology and Anthropology of Circumpolar Peoples and Cultures
P.D. (Peter) Jordan, PhD
Contact
p.d.jordan rug.nl
Function
Funerary archaeology
Human osteology
Burial treatment in Imperial Rome
P.G. (Paula) Kalkman, MA
Contact
p.g.kalkman rug.nl
Function
PhD student / Research and Managing Assistant in the MARE project
Field / Discipline
stable isotope analysis
S. (Safoora) Kamjan, Dr
Contact
s.kamjan rug.nl
Function
Coordinator of 14C Facilities
Field / Discipline
Prehistory of coastal Northern Europe; Neolithic; Bronze Age; Iron Age
Micromorphology; biogeochemistry
Prehistoric pottery; prehistoric metalwork
dr. J.P. (Jos) Kleijne
Contact
j.p.kleijne rug.nl
Function
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow
Field / Discipline
Methods and methodology of Archaeology, Applications of Geographical Information Systems, Spatial modelling, Field walking surveys, Biases in the archaeological record, Pseudo-sciences, Protohistory of central and southern Italy, Linked Open Data
dr. P.M. (Martijn) van Leusen
Contact
p.m.van.leusen rug.nl
Function
associate professor/researcher Landscape Archaeology and GIS
Field / Discipline
biology, polar regions, arctic, ecology, geese, migration, grazing
dr. M.J.J.E. (Maarten J J E) Loonen
Contact
m.j.j.e.loonen rug.nl
+31 50 36 36056
Function
Associate Professor Arctic Ecology
Field / Discipline
A. (Arnoud) Maurer, MA
Contact
a.maurer rug.nl
Function
Teaching and Research Assistant Archaeobotany
Field / Discipline
Landscape Archaeology, Geospatial applications in archaeology, Iron Age Iberia, Roman Hispania
F.V. (Fernando Vicente) Menéndez-Marsh
Contact
f.v.menendez-marsh rug.nl
Function
Field / Discipline
Human Osteoarchaeology (Bioarchaeology) (any region or time period)
Greek and Roman Archaeology
Mortuary Archaeology
Archaeology of Crete
A.C. (Anna) Moles, PhD
Contact
a.c.moles rug.nl
Function
Assistant Professor of Mediterranean Archaeology and Human Osteoarchaeology
Field / Discipline
Terp archaeology
Habitation history of the northern Netherlands, Roman and early medieval times
Metal finds: production, circulation and deposition
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Contact
j.a.w.nicolay rug.nl
Function
University Lecturer
Field / Discipline
Landscape and habitation history of the terp region of the northern Netherlands, pottery research, and the archaeology of ritual and burial.
dr. A. (Annet) Nieuwhof
Contact
a.nieuwhof rug.nl
+31 50 406 3289
Function
Postdoctoral fellow/lecturer
Field / Discipline
Landscape Archaeology, Roman Archaeology, Mediterranean Archaeology, GIS
M.C. (Martina Cecilia) Parini
Contact
m.c.parini rug.nl
Function
Field / Discipline
prof. dr. ir. J. (Hans) van der Plicht
Contact
j.van.der.plicht rug.nl
+31 50 36 34730
Function
Professor
K. (Kirsten) van der Ploeg
Contact
k.van.der.ploeg rug.nl
Function
Documentalist
Field / Discipline
prof. dr. D.C.M. (Daan) Raemaekers
Contact
d.c.m.raemaekers rug.nl
+31 50 36 36723
Function
Professor of Archaeology of northwestern Europe
The cultural history and musealisation of the country house, the castle and the estate
Demolition of historical architecture

For my publications,  see my CV
prof. dr. H. (Hanneke) Ronnes
Contact
h.ronnes rug.nl
Function
Bijzondere leerstoel Historische buitenplaatsen en landgoederen (Stichting Van der Wyck-De Kempenaer)
Field / Discipline
E.J. (Emily Johana) Ruiz Puerta, MSc
Contact
e.j.ruiz.puerta rug.nl
Function
Field / Discipline
Medieval History; Financial, Social and Economic History of Middle Ages and Early Modern Times; Local and Regional History of the Northern and Eastern Netherlands and neighbouring German territories; Palaeography and codicology
dr. R.W.M. (Remi) van Schaik
Contact
r.w.m.van.schaik rug.nl
+31 50 36 38986
Function
Senior Lecturer (1995-2015)
Field / Discipline
Research interests

My research is focussed on the complex interaction between people and the natural environment. Some topics related to this broad theme have my particular interest:

- The present perception (and presentation) of past human behaviour.
- Modelling/understanding the way plant remains end up in different types of archaeological context to facilitate more nuanced interpretation.
- Understanding the interaction between ecological, physical-geographical, and cultural forces in various landscape types
- Improving transdisciplinary cooperation and exchange of ideas.
- The relation between Art and Environment. I am co-supervising the PhD project by Anna-Rosja Haveman on Artistic Approaches to the Coastal Landscape of the Netherlands.

Selection of research projects

Living dikes
A NWO financed project led by dr ir Bas Borsje from Twente University. Together with a Postdoc researcher, I will investigate the way new coastal defence strategies will affect the existing landscape and how this is related to the history of coastal landscapes. 

On suitable grounds
A NWO funded project led by prof dr Hans Huisman, dealing with the introduction of crop cultivation in the Netherlands. I co-supervise the PhD-project carried out by Ana Smuk, dealing with palaeoecological analyses.
dr. M. (Mans) Schepers
Contact
mans.schepers rug.nl
Function
Assistant professor
Prehistory, material culture studies, microwear analysis, public engagement
M.I. (Matilda) Siebrecht, MSc
Contact
m.i.siebrecht rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
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n.d.t.m.siriwardana rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
Zooarchaeology
F.G. (Francesca) Slim
Contact
f.g.slim rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
A. (Ana) Smuk, MA MSc
Contact
a.smuk rug.nl
Function
Field / Discipline
Protohistory, GIS - Geographic Information System; Land Evaluation; Material Culture
A. (Agostino) Sotgia, Dr
Contact
a.sotgia rug.nl
Function
Post-Doc
Field / Discipline
Use wear analysis, Doggerland, bone and antler points, hunter-gatherer archaeology, material culture studies
M. (Merel) Spithoven-Stikkelorum, MSc
Contact
m.spithoven rug.nl
Function
PhD-Candidate
Field / Discipline
Biological Anthropology
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Contact
p.storm rug.nl
Function
Researcher
Field / Discipline
My interest is in societal history. During my studies, I specialized in funerary epigraphy and iconography in the Greek East, from the Archaic to Late Roman/Early Christian period. In my PhD I focus on mortuary practices, particularly on commemoration... read more
C.J. (Caroline) van Toor, MA
Contact
c.j.toor rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
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v.vari rug.nl
Function
PhD candidate
Field / Discipline
T.W. (Theun) Varwijk, MA
Contact
t.w.varwijk rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
Social Bioarchaeology-Physical Anthropology
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Contact
c.vergidou rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
Archaeology of late bronze age and early iron age Latium.
M. (Marcello) de Vos, MA
Contact
m.marcello.de.vos rug.nl
Function
Field / Discipline
Aegean prehistory (specialisation: Greek mainland in the Bronze Age), Classical archaeology, integration of archaeological methods and scientific techniques (especially stable isotope analysis, ancient DNA analysis), mortuary studies, archaeological... read more
prof. dr. S. (Sofia) Voutsaki
Contact
s.voutsaki rug.nl
+31 50 36 36726
Function
Professor of Greek Archaeology
Field / Discipline
urbanism, built environment, lived religion, pilgrimage, travel, networks, epigraphy, gender, Late Antiquity, Anchoring Innovation
M.E.S. (Marlena) Whiting, Dr
Contact
m.e.s.whiting rug.nl
Function
Postdoctoral Researcher
Field / Discipline
urbanization, landscape, deep-mapping, network theory, ritual performance, cultural interaction, collective identity, territorial formation, Hellenistic Asia Minor
C.G. (Christina) Williamson, Dr
Contact
c.g.williamson rug.nl
+31 6 3198 4393
Function
senior lecturer
Field / Discipline
Hellenistic history, Thessaly, network theory, cults and festivals, regional identity
A.J.R. (Adam) Wiznura, MA
Contact
a.j.r.wiznura rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
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