Dr Dan Hicks | University of Oxford

Dr Dan Hicks

Associate Professor in Archaeology and Curator of Archaeology, Pitt Rivers Museum; Fellow of St Cross College


Dr Hicks’ research and teaching is focused on the connections between archaeology, anthropology and history, mainly in relation to material things. He has published widely in historical archaeology, material culture studies and museum studies.

He worked for ten years in professional archaeology, in the commercial and government sectors, before moving to academia in 2002.  He is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London (FSA) and a full Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (MCIfA). 


  • Archaeology, both UK and world
  • Museums, both UK and world

Media experience

Dr Hicks has a range of experience in broadcast media, including In Our Time (Radio 4), Making History (Radio 4), and various BBC documentaries. He has also written for a range of publications, including the Times Literary Supplement.