Sam Harper

Ms, Dr

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

    6009 Perth

    Australia

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Personal profile

Roles and responsibilities

ARC Linkage 'Kimberley Visions' Project Manager and Research Fellow

Funding overview

Australian Postgraduate Award
UWA Top-up Scholarship

Previous positions

AAA Webmaster

Current projects

Desert influence in North Kimberley rock art

Teaching overview

ARCY1001, ARCY2004 Tutoring
ITAS Tutoring

Biography

I am an archaeologist, specialising in Australian rock art, with particular interests in Pilbara engraved art and rock art of the Northeast Kimberley. My research is focused on style and group identity, which was applied to Marapikurrinya (Port Hedland) engraved rock art for my PhD.

I am currently working as a Project Manager and Research Fellow on the ARC Linkage project 'Kimberley Visions', with research partners from the UWA, Monash University, University of Melbourne, and Universite de Savoie. 

Research

Rock Art, Pilbara engravings, Marapikurrinya (Port Hedland) rock art, Kimberley rock art, Material Culture in rock art, Mythological Narratives, Seascapes, Group Identity, Arid-zone archaeology, Desert archeology

Education/Academic qualification

Archaeology, PhD, The University of Western Australia

Award Date: 16 Mar 2018

Research expertise keywords

  • Rock Art
  • Archaeology
  • Coastal Archaeology
  • Identity
  • Material Culture
  • Style
  • Arid-zone archaeology

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