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

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile

Roles and responsibilities

ARC LP 'Desert to the Sea' Project Manager and Research Fellow

Treasurer, Australian Archaeological Association

Member, AAA Conference Subcommittee

Funding overview

  • DBCA: Cockburn Ranges
  • Rock Art Australia Seed Funding Grant: Cockburn Ranges
  • Australian Postgraduate Award
  • UWA Top-up Scholarship

Previous positions

AAA Webmaster

Current projects

  • From the Desert to the Sea, ARC LP
  • Cockburn Ranges: Rock Art Style Provinces, RAA, DBCA

Teaching overview

Lectures (various years):

  • ARCY2004
  • ARCY3003
  • ARCY3012
  • ARCY4101

Tutorials (various years):

  • ARCY1001
  • ARCY2004

Unit Coordinator:

  • GEOG1106 (2022)


  • ARCY2005
  • ITAS Tutoring


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 'Desert to the Sea', and previously on 'Kimberley Visions'. 


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

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Education/Academic qualification

Archaeology, PhD, Inside the Outline: Understanding inclusive and exclusive identity in Marapikurrinya (Port Hedland) rock art, 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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