• The University of Western Australia (M257), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 364 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
20062023
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Research Output 2006 2019

2019
1 Citation (Scopus)

A Strategy for Assessing Continuity in Terrestrial and Maritime Landscapes from Murujuga (Dampier Archipelago), North West Shelf, Australia

Veth, P., McDonald, J., Ward, I., O'Leary, M., Beckett, E., Benjamin, J., Ulm, S., Hacker, J., Ross, P. J. & Bailey, G., 25 Apr 2019, In : The Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology. 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rock art shows early contact with US whalers on Australia’s remote northwest coast

McDonald, J., Paterson, A. & Anderson, R., 19 Feb 2019, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
rock art
archipelago
coast
rock
2 Citations (Scopus)
260 Downloads (Pure)

So ends this day: American whalers in Yaburara country, Dampier Archipelago

Paterson, A., Ross, A., Mulvaney, K., de Koning, S., Dortch, J. & McDonald, J., 18 Feb 2019, In : Antiquity: a quarterly review of archaeology. 93, 367, p. 218-235 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
antiquity
art
history
evidence
Rock Art

The Murujuga Mermaid: how rock art in WA sheds light on historic encounters of Australian exploration

Paterson, A., McDonald, J. & Shellam, T., 16 May 2019, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

2018

Aboriginal people lived in Australia’s desert interior 50,000 years ago, earlier than first thought

McDonald, J. & Veth, P., 20 Sep 2018

Research output: Non-traditional research outputWeb publication/site

Open Access
indigenous population
desert
land

Explainer: why the rock art of Murujuga deserves World Heritage status

McDonald, J., 28 Aug 2018

Research output: Non-traditional research outputWeb publication/site

Open Access
rock art
art
archipelago
world
8 Citations (Scopus)

Karnatukul (Serpent’s glen): A new chronology for the oldest site in Australia’s Western Desert

McDonald, J., Reynen, W., Petchey, F., Ditchfield, K., Byrne, C., Vannieuwenhuyse, D., Leopold, M. & Veth, P., 1 Sep 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 9, e0202511.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Chronology
Occupations
Excavation
Pigments
deserts
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
416 Downloads (Pure)
File
rock art
tide
desert
Holocene
Pleistocene
5 Citations (Scopus)

Murujuga Rockshelter: First evidence for Pleistocene occupation on the Burrup Peninsula

McDonald, J., Reynen, W., Ditchfield, K., Dortch, J., Leopold, M., Stephenson, B., Whitley, T., Ward, I. & Veth, P., 1 Aug 2018, Quaternary Science Reviews, 193, p. 266-287.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

rock art
occupation
Pleistocene
Holocene
art
1 Citation (Scopus)

Portable art in Australia’s Western Desert

McDonald, J., 1 Jan 2018, The archaeology of portable art: Southeast Asian, Pacific, and Australian perspectives. Langley, M., Litster, M., Wright, D. & May, S. K. (eds.). UK: Taylor & Francis, p. 274-298 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

desert
art
Western Desert
Rock Art
Portable Art
1 Citation (Scopus)

Recognition and value of submerged prehistoric landscape resources in Australia

Ward, I., Smyth, D., Veth, P., McDonald, J. & McNeair, S., 15 Jun 2018, In : Ocean and Coastal Management. 160, p. 167-174 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cultural heritage
resource
marine park
Western Australia
sea level
1 Citation (Scopus)

Testing predictions for symmetry, variability and chronology of backed artefact production in Australia's Western Desert

McDonald, J., Reynen, W. & Fullagar, R., 1 Oct 2018, In : Archaeology in Oceania. 53, 3, p. 179-190 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

desert
artifact
Symmetry
Testing
Western Desert
5 Citations (Scopus)

Underwater archaeology and submerged landscapes in Western Australia

Benjamin, J., O'Leary, M., Ward, I., Hacker, J., Ulm, S., Veth, P., Holst, M., McDonald, J., Ross, P. J. & Bailey, G., 1 Jun 2018, In : Antiquity. 92, 363

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Denmark
acoustics
archaeology
Lidar
Underwater
2017
8 Citations (Scopus)

Archaeological discontinuities in the southern hemisphere: A working agenda

Barberena, R., McDonald, J., Mitchell, P. & Veth, P., Jun 2017, In : Journal of Anthropological Archaeology. 46, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linguistics
Sampling
social agencies
reorganization
population development

Australia’s rock art heritage: a thematic approach to assessing scientific value

McDonald, J., Jun 2017, The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology and Anthropology of Rock Art. David, B. & McNiven, I. J. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, 31 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

art
Values
UNESCO
synergy
cultural heritage
17 Citations (Scopus)

Murujuga, Northwestern Australia: When Arid Hunter-Gatherers Became Coastal Foragers

McDonald, J. & Berry, M., 2 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology. 12, 1, p. 24-43 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hunter-gatherer
predictive model
rock art
art
archipelago
8 Citations (Scopus)

Pilbara rock art: Laser scanning, photogrammetry and 3D photographic reconstruction as heritage management tools

Davis, A., Belton, D., Helmholz, P., Bourke, P. & McDonald, J., 4 Jul 2017, In : Heritage Science. 5, 1, 25.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
reconstruction
art
cultural heritage
management
archaeology

Where art meets industry: protecting the spectacular rock art of the Burrup Peninsula

McDonald, J., 16 Feb 2017, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationFeatured article

Open Access
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)

Digital technologies and quantitative approaches to recording rock art in the Great Basin, USA

McDonald, J., Catacora, A., de Koning, S. & Middleton, E., 1 Dec 2016, In : Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. 10, p. 917-930 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

recording
art
Great Basin
Digital Technology
Rock Art
6 Citations (Scopus)
graphic arts
Rocks
art
desert
art production
5 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
art
exchange theory
coastal region
information theory
Group

Murujuga National Park: Co-Management of Cultural Heritage through a Future Act Agreement

McDonald, J., 2016, The Right to Protect Sites: Indigenous Heritage Management in the Era of Native Title. McGrath, P. (ed.). Canberra: AIATSIS, p. 296-325 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

co-management
national park
cultural heritage
act
art

The Australian Archaeologist’s Book of Quotations

McDonald, J., 9 May 2016, In : Australian Archaeology. 82, 1, p. 90-91 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2015

Creating a Paperless Recording System for Pilbara Rock Art

Smith, S., McDonald, J., Balme, J., MacLaren, G. & Paterson, A., 2015, Across space and time: Papers from the 41st Conference on Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology. Perth, 25-28 March 2013. Traviglia, A. (ed.). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, p. 89-96 96 p. (Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

national culture
corporation
orphan
civil rights
resources
13 Citations (Scopus)
rock art
environmental indicator
environmental change
archipelago
granophyre
2014

Clegg, John K.

McDonald, J. & Sullivan, K., 2014, Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology, Volume 2. Smith, C. (ed.). USA: Springer, Vol. 2. p. 1503-1505

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Is it a fake? the tricky business of authenticating rock art

McDonald, J., 27 Jun 2014, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationFeatured article

Open Access
15 Citations (Scopus)

Results from the first intensive dating program for pigment art in the Australian arid zone: Insights into recent social complexity

McDonald, J., Steelman, K., Veth, P., Mackey, J., Loewen, J., Thurber, C. R. & Guilderson, T. P., Jun 2014, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 46, 1, p. 195-204 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

art
art production
dynamism
desert
dialect

Rock Art

McDonald, J., 2014, Archaeology in Practice: A Student Guide to Archaeological Analyses. Balme, J. & Paterson, A. (eds.). UK

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperOther chapter contribution

2013
6 Citations (Scopus)
26 Citations (Scopus)

Rock art in arid landscapes: Pilbara and Western Desert petroglyphs

McDonald, J. & Veth, P., 2013, In : Australian Archaeology. 77, p. 66-81

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

desert
art
art production
multivariate analysis
recording
15 Citations (Scopus)

The Archaeology of Memory: The Recursive Relationship of Martu Rock Art and Place

McDonald, J. & Veth, P., 2013, In : Anthropological Forum. 23, 4, p. 367-386

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012
11 Citations (Scopus)

A Companion to Rock Art

McDonald, J. & Veth, P., 2012, First ed. Oxford, Malden: Wiley-Blackwell.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited book/Anthology

3 Citations (Scopus)

Pictures of women: the social context of Australian rock art production

McDonald, J., 2012, A Companion to Rock Art. McDonald, J. & Veth, P. (eds.). UK: Wiley-Blackwell, Vol. 1. p. 214-236 (Companions to Anthropology).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

8 Citations (Scopus)

Research Issues and New Directions: One Decade into the New Millennium

McDonald, J. & Veth, P., 2012, A Companion to Rock Art. McDonald, J. & Veth, P. (eds.). UK: Wiley-Blackwell, p. 1-14

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

20 Citations (Scopus)

The social dynamics of aggregation and dispersal in the Western Desert

McDonald, J. & Veth, P., 2012, A Companion to Rock Art. McDonald, J. & Veth, P. (eds.). UK: Wiley-Blackwell, p. 90-102

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

2011

Information Exchange Among Hunter-Gatherers of the Western Desert of Australia

McDonald, J. & Veth, P., 2011, Information and Its Role in Hunter-Gatherer Bands. Whallon, R., Lovis, W. A. & Hitchcock, R. K. (eds.). USA: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press, Vol. 5. p. 221-233, 289-293 (Ideas, Debates, and Perspectives).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Rock Art on the Canning Stock Route

Veth, P. & McDonald, J., 2011, Ngurra Kuju Walyja: One Country, One People: Stories from the Canning Stock Route. Fontaine, M. L. & Carty, J. (eds.). Australia: Macmillan, p. 348-353

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

3 Downloads (Pure)

The Role of Information Exchange in the Colonization of Sahul

Veth, P., Stern, N., McDonald, J., Balme, J. & Davidson, I., 2011, Information and Its Role in Hunter-Gatherer Bands. Whallon, R., Lovis, W. A. & Hitchcock, R. K. (eds.). United States: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press, Vol. 5. p. 203-220 (Ideas, Debates, and Perspectives).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Tourism and Land Management on the Canning Stock Route

McDonald, J. & Veth, P., 2011, Ngurra Kuju Walyja: One Country, One People: Stories from the Canning Stock Route. Fontaine, M. L. & Carty, J. (eds.). Australia: Macmillan, p. 396-403

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperOther chapter contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)

Western Desert Iconography: Rock art mythological narratives and graphic vocabularies

McDonald, J. & Veth, P., 2011, In : Diogenes. 58, 3, p. 7-21

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2010
7 Citations (Scopus)

Lithic artefact distribution in the Rouse Hill Development Area, Cumberland Plain, New South Wales

White, B. & McDonald, J., 2010, In : Australian Archaeology. June 2010, 70, p. 29-38

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009
35 Citations (Scopus)
83 Citations (Scopus)

Symbolic behaviour and the peopling of the southern arc route to Australia

Balme, J., Davidson, I., McDonald, J., Stern, N. & Veth, P., 2009, In : Quaternary International. 202, 1-2, p. 59-68

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

colonization
planning system
economics
information exchange
Africa