Archaeology, Landscape and Identity, archaeology and intelligence, history of the rainforest, Eurasian connections, Papua New Guinea.
He is directing the English Landscape and Identities project looking at the history of the English Landscape from 1500 BC to AD1088 (funded by the ERC). He is also finishing a project on the English Collections of the Pitt Rivers Museum (funded by the ESRC).
- Archaeology and Colonialism. (Cambridge University Press, 2004)
Prehistory. A very short introduction. (Oxford University Press, 2003)
Collecting colonialism: material culture and colonial change in Papua New Guinea – with C. Knowles. (Berg, 2001)
- Archaeology and Anthropology (Routledge, 1999)
Social Being and Time (Blackwell, 1994)