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Senior Academic promotions for Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

last modified Jun 16, 2017 12:45 PM
Congratulations to Marta Mirazón Lahr and Martin Worthington on their recently announced promotions.

As detailed in the Cambridge University Reporter on 14 June, a Professorship has been established for Dr Marta Mirazón Lahr, and Dr Martin Worthington has been appointed to a Senior University Lectureship.

Dr Mirazón Lahr, Director of the Duckworth Laboratory, PI of the ERC-funded In-Africa project and Fellow of Clare College has research interests which cover many aspects of human evolution - from the study of morphological evolution in the genus Homo, to human evolutionary history and dispersals, evolutionary genetics and adaptation in hunter-gatherers, the formation of population boundaries, and the evolution of diversity in technology and tools. Dr Mirazón Lahr will become Professor of Human Evolution & Prehistory from 1 October 2017.

Dr Worthington, Lecturer in Assyriology and Fellow of St John's College has research interests which include: Babylonian and Assyrian grammar, Mesopotamian literature and medicine and quantitative methods and the study of ancient languages. Dr Worthington will become Senior Lecturer in Assyriology from 1 October 2017.

Marta Mirazón Lahr and Martin Worthington

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