Arts & Science Faculty Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto, Canada.
2012 – 2016 D.Phil, University of Oxford, UK
Thesis title: Two million years of environmental change: a case study from Wonderwerk Cave, Northern Cape, South Africa. Supervisor: Julia Lee-Thorp.
2006 – 2011 Magister Artium, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Germany
Thesis title: Stable isotope analyses on the fauna from Payre (Ardèche, France). Supervisors: Nicholas Conard and Hervé Bocherens. Subjects studied: Palaeolithic Archaeology and Quaternary Ecology, Palaeoanthropology and Geosciences.
23 months of archaeological fieldwork experience (in Germany, Syria and South Africa), including Academic Excavations and Heritage Office Excavations.
2017 Director of Excavations, Pniel (Palaeolithic), South Africa.
2013 – 2017 Spatial Data Manager, Wonderwerk Cave (Palaeolithic), South Africa
2008 & 2012 Field Archaeologist, Hohle Fels (Palaeolithic), Germany.
2011 & 2012 Field Archaeologist, Sibudu (Palaeolithic), South Africa.
2011 Field Archaeologist, Hoidjiespunt (Palaeolithic), South Africa.
2010 Field Archaeologist, Wadi Mushkuna (Palaeolithic), TDASP Project, Syria.
2009 Field school Supervisor, Vogelherd Cave post-excavation processing (Palaeolithic), Germany.
2008 & 2009 Field Archaeologist, Schöningen (Palaeolithic and Neolithic), Germany.
2008 Post-excavation Assistant, Vogelherd Cave (Palaeolithic), Germany.
2007 Staff archaeologist, Dettingen/Teck, Hessigheim and Holzgerlingen (Medieval), Germany.
2005 Field Archaeologist, Wahlheim (Roman), Germany.
2003 Field Archaeologist, Ottmarsheimer Höhe (Roman), Germany.
Quaternary science; Past environments and human evolution; stable isotope research; Palaeolithic; Europe and Africa; fieldwork techniques.