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prof. dr. P.D. Jordan

prof. dr. P.D. Jordan

Professor Peter Jordan

Director of the Arctic Centre

University of Groningen, NL

Email: p.d.jordan

Tel: +31 (0)50 3635954



Primary Qualifications:

University of Sheffield (1997-2000) – Ph.D. in Siberian Ethnoarchaeology (supervisor: M. Zvelebil)

University of Sheffield (1994-1995) – M.Sc. Environmental Archaeology (Distinction)

University of Manchester (1988-1991) – B.Sc. Geography

Other Qualifications:

Novosibirsk State Technical University (Russia) (1996-1997) – Intensive Course in Russian Language


Academic Career

University of Groningen, Arctic Centre (Director), Chair of Arctic Studies (February 2013-)

University of Aberdeen , Department of Archaeology – Senior Lecturer (2007-2010); Reader (2010-2013) / Head of Archaeology (2011-13)

University of Sheffield , Department of Archaeology – Lecturer (2005-2007)

University College London , Institute of Archaeology – Research Fellow (2001-2004)


Visiting Positions at International Research Centres

Centre for Advanced Study , Norwegian Academy of Sciences, Oslo, Norway – Invited Fellow (2008-2009 Academic Year)

Research Institute of Humanity and Nature (RIHN), Kyoto, Japan –Visiting Research Fellow (Summer 2010 (3 months) and Summer 2011 (3 months))  


Editorships (International Journals and Book Series)

Editorial Boards: Journal of Anthropological Archaeology; Journal of World Prehistory; Ethnoarchaeology: Journal of Archaeological, Ethnographic, and Experimental Studies;  Sibirica: Interdisciplinary Journal of Siberian Studies; Fennoscandia Archaeologica

Book Series: ‘Archaeology of the North’ (Cambridge University Press) (founding co-editor of series) 


International Peer Review Activities

Member of UK AHRC Peer Review College (International) (2010-2013)

Expert Programme Evaluator , Framework 6 Programme, EC, Brussels (2006) (final evaluation of ‘What it Means to be Human’ and ‘Cultural Dynamics’)

Other work: (a) review of grant applications: Academy of Finland; Cambridge Templeton Foundation; Netherlands Earth and Life Sciences Research Council; (b) research peer-review: Acta Borealia; American Ethnologist; Antiquity; Before Farming; Cambridge Archaeological Journal; Journal of Anthropological Archaeology; Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory; Journal of Nordic Archaeological Science; Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute; Sibirica; Slavic Review.


Membership of Professional Bodies

Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; Finno-Ugrian Society; Society for American Archaeology; Society for East Asian Archaeology

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Contact information

A-weg 30
9718 CW Groningen
The Netherlands