Joanna Sofaer

Joanna Sofaer is Professor of Archaeology at the University of Southampton, UK.
is a specialist in the European Bronze Age and led the HERA-funded project Creativity and Craft Production in Middle and Late Bronze Age Europe (CinBA). She has also been a partner in a number of other collaborative European research and training initiatives.
She is a co-director of the Százhalombatta tell excavation in Hungary, sits on the International Scientific Board of the Institute for Archaeology in Zagreb, Croatia and is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries. She has published widely on European prehistory and archaeological theory.
She is the author of Clay in the Age of Bronze: Essays in the Archaeology of Prehistoric Creativity (2015, Cambridge University Press) and
The Body as Material Culture: A Theoretical Osteoarchaeology (2006, Cambridge University Press). She is co-editor of Biographies and Space. Placing the Subject in Art and Architecture (2008, Routledge), editor of Material Identities (2007, Blackwell), and Children and Material Culture (2000, Routledge).