Professor Peter Mitchell

Research Profile

Research Activities

Hunter-gatherer settlement-subsistence systems and reconstruction of late Quaternary environments in theLesotho highlands, southern Africa. Early archaeological research and history of collections in southern Africa.


Undergraduate teaching

Undergraduate course convenor for:

  • Honour Moderations Paper 1  - Introduction to World Archaeology
  • FHS Option paper: Archaeology of Southern African Hunter-Gatherers
  • FHS Option paper: Farming & Early States in Sub-Saharan Africa

Undergraduate course lecturer for:

  • FHS Core Paper 3  - Landscape and Ecology
  • FHS Core Paper 4 - Urbanisation and Change in Complex Societies

Director of Studies for undergraduates at St Hugh's College

Postgraduate teaching

Postgraduate taught course options in:


Current Students