Our staff boast a wide range of expertise
To find out more about members’ individual research strengths, research study supervision and contact details, follow the links below to our Griffith Experts profiles.
Feel free to contact us individually if you have any questions regarding our expertise.
Centre Director (Acting)
Professor Darryl Jones
Professor Darryl Jones is the Deputy Director of the Environmental Futures Research Institute. His research interests are focussed on urban ecology and human interactions with nature. His archeological experience is limited to the excavation of hundreds of Brush-turkey incubation mounds though he is yet to find an artefact.
Professor Maxime Aubert
Quaternary geochronology, U-series dating, rock art.
Ms Pauline Basilia
Palaeontology, Bone Histology, Island Biogeography
Mr Daniel Borombovits
Geophotonics and luminescence imaging, optical systems, luminescence dating and quartz as a dosimeter.
Professor Adam Brumm
Palaeolithic archaeology, Indonesian prehistory, and origins of modern human behaviour
Dr Eleanor Crosby
Consulting archaeologist in Indigenous history of Queensland south of the Logan River.
Mr Samuel Dix
Indigenous and Historical archaeology, rock art, Tasmanian heritage policy
Dr Mathieu Duval
Quaternary geochronology, electron spin resonance dating, Mediterranean Palaolithic archaeology.
Mr Aaron Fogel
Professor Brian Fry
Professor Rainer Grün
Quaternary Geochronology, Archaeogeochemistry
Dr Jillian Huntley
Ochre, rock art conservation, physicochemical, Australasian archaeology.
Dr Andrea Jalandoni
Rock art; remote sensing; Southeast Asia and Northwestern Pacific archaeology
Dr Justine Kemp
Quaternary geochronology, optically stimulated luminescence dating.
Professor David Lambert
Ancient genomes; rates of molecular change; indigenous genomics
Dr Michelle Langley
Human behavioural evolution, traceology, Palaeolithic archaeology, Australian archaeology, neanderthals, archaeology of children.
Associate Professor Julien Louys
Mammals, palaeontology, palaeoecology.
Ms Eva Martellotta
Bone retouchers, Europe, Australia.
Dr Sally K. May
Rock art, Australian archaeology, contact histories, museum studies and cultural heritage.
Mr David P. McGahan
Human evolution and adaptability, hominid variation, functional morphology.
Ms Fiona McKeague
Operations and logistics, Australian rock art, community engagement
Ms Emily Miller
Fibre objects in rock art and museums
Ms Kim Newman
Sulawesi, Breccia, Toalean
Professor Jon Olley
Quaternary geochronology and optically stimulated luminescence dating.
Ms Yinika Perston
Lithic technologies, Indonesian prehistory, cognitive evolution
Ms Irina Ponomareva
Rock art of Siberia
Ms Marcela Ortega Rincon
Biocultural heritage conservation
Ms Holly Smith
Palaeontology, palaeoecology and geology
Professor Tanya Smith
Paleoanthropology, evolution of human life history, tooth development and structure, great ape evolution.
Dr Justin Stout
Fluvial geomorphologist with expertise in landscape evolution and spatial analysis.
Dr Sankar Subramanian
Human genetic variation; Neutral theory of molecular evolution; Deleterious alleles in natural population
Professor Paul Taçon
Director, Place, Evolution, and Rock Art Heritage Unit (PERAHU)
Ms Roxanne Tsang
Ethno-archaeology of rock art in PNG, PNG archaeology.
Dr Sally Wasef
Ancient DNA, paleogenomics and molecular evolution.
Dr Jayne Wilkins
Palaeoarchaeology, lithic analysis, origins of modern humans, southern African prehistory.
Mr Doug Williams
Australian archaeology, landscape archaeology, cultural heritage management