Professor Amy Bogaard

Research Profile

Research activities

  • Exploring the Dynamics and Causes of Prehistoric Land Use Change in the Cradle of European Farming (EXPLO) project (European Research Council SYNERGY project; Oxford PI Bogaard). Project website available here and School webpage here
  • Feeding Anglo-Saxon England (FEEDSAX) project (European Research Council, PI Hamerow)
  • The Agricultural Origins of Urban Civilization (AGRICURB) project (European Research Council, PI Bogaard)
  • Excavations on the Lower Gypsades hill, Knossos, Crete

Research awards

Shanghai Archaeology Forum Research Award for AGRICURB (ERC) and Crop stable isotope (NERC) projects (2015)


  • From texts to teeth: A multi-isotope study of sheep and goat herding practices in the Late Bronze Age (‘Mycenaean’) polity of Knossos, Crete

    Isaakidou, V, Styring, A, Halstead, P, Nitsch, E, Stroud, E, le Roux, P, Lee-Thorp, J, Bogaard, A
  • Exploring the agroecology of Neolithic Çatalhöyük, central Anatolia: An archaeobotanical approach to agricultural intensity based on functional ecological analysis of arable weed flora

    Green, L, CHARLES, M, BOGAARD, A
  • Nitrogen isotope values of Pennisetum glaucum (pearl millet) grains: towards a reconstruction of past cultivation conditions in the Sahel, West Africa

  • Cooking plant foods in the northern Aegean: Microbotanical evidence from Neolithic Stavroupoli (Thessaloniki, Greece)

    García-Granero, JJ, Urem-Kotsou, D, Bogaard, A, Kotsos, S
  • Material Correlates Analysis (MCA)

    Gantley, M, Whitehouse, H, Bogaard, A
  • A tale of two tells: dating the Çatalhöyük West Mound

    Orton, D, Anvari, J, Gibson, C, Last, J, Bogaard, A, Rosenstock, E, Biehl, PF
  • Deep inequality: Summary and conclusions

    Kohler, TA, Smith, ME, Bogaard, A, Peterson, CE, Betzenhauser, A, Feinman, GM, Oka, RC, Pailes, M, Prentiss, AM, Stone, EC, Dennehy, TJ, Ellyson, LJ
  • Trade-offs between seed and leaf size (seed-phytomer-leaf theory): functional glue linking regenerative with life history strategies … and taxonomy with ecology?

    Hodgson, JG, Santini, BA, Montserrat Marti, G, Royo Pla, F, Jones, G, Bogaard, A, Charles, M, Font, X, Ater, M, Taleb, A, Poschlod, P, Hmimsa, Y
    et al
  • The triangular seed mass–leaf area relationship holds for annual plants and is determined by habitat productivity

    Santini, BA, Hodgson, JG, Thompson, K, Wilson, PJ, Band, SR, Jones, G, Charles, M, Bogaard, A, Palmer, C, Rees, M
  • The archaeology of food surplus

    Bogaard, A
  • Coping with abundance: the challenges of a Good Thing

    Twiss, K, Bogaard, A
    Edited by:
    Smith, ML
  • Farming Strategies at Kouphovouno, Lakonia, in the MN-LN periods

    Cavanagh, W, Renard, J, Bogaard, A, Gardeisen, A, Cantuel, J, Vaiglova, P, Diffey, C
    Edited by:
    Sarris, A, Kalogiropoulou, E, Kalayci, T, Karimali, L
  • Plants, people and diet in the Neolithic of western Eurasia

    Bogaard, A, STYRING, A
    Edited by:
    Lee-Thorp, JA, Katzenberg, A
  • The environment and interactions of Neolithic Halai

    Coleman, JE, Karimali, E, Karali, L, Fillios, M, Diffey, C, Vaiglova, P, Bogaard, A, Joos, J, Angeli, E
    Edited by:
    Sarris, A, Kalogiropoulou, E, Kalayci, T, Karimali, L
  • Comment on Sterelny and Watkins

    Bogaard, A
  • More

Undergraduate teaching

Undergraduate course convenor for:

  • Honour Moderations Paper 4 - The Nature of Archaeological & Anthropological Enquiry
  • Honour Moderations - Practical classes
  • FHS option paper - From Hunting & Gathering to States & Empires in Southwest Asia
  • FHS option paper - Later Prehistory of Europe

Director of Studies for undergraduates in A&A at St Peter's College.

Postgraduate teaching

Postgraduate taught course options in: 

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