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Assoc Prof Lara Lamb

Assoc Prof Lara Lamb
Name Lara Lamb
Position Associate Professor (Anthropology)
Section School of Humanities and Communication
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1069
Extension 1069
Email
Qualifications BA(Hons) Qld , PhD ANU

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Anthropology not elsewhere classified ( 160199 )
  • Historical Studies not elsewhere classified ( 210399 )
  • Archaeology not elsewhere classified ( 210199 )

Research interests
Archaeology of Holocene lithic technologies
Archaeology of the Great Papuan Plateau
Archaeology of the Kikori River Delta
Anthropology of Illness and Health
Anthropology of religion

Professional memberships
Australian Anthropological Society
Australian Archaeological Association

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Resilient Regions (IRR)

Currently teaching courses/programs
ANT2007 Ethnographic Methods: Making Anthropology
ANT2002 Culture, Illness and Health
ANT2005 Culture, Religion and Belief

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
12 Years

Administrative responsibilities
President of the Australian Archaeological Association
Discipline Group Coordinator (Humanities)



Publications in ePrints

Lamb, Lara and David, Bruno and Barker, Bryce and Pivoru, Ruth and Alex, Cathy (2019) Female weir fishers of the southern lowlands of Papua New Guinea: implications for an archaeology of gendered activities. Australian Archaeology, 85 (1). pp. 48-56. ISSN 0312-2417

Barker, Bryce and Lamb, Lara and Delannoy, Jean-Jacques and David, Bruno and Gunn, Robert and Chalmin, Emilie and Castets, Geraldine and Aplin, Ken and Sadier, Benjamin and Moffat, Ian and Mialanes, Jerome and Katherine, Margaret and Geneste, Jean-Michel and Hoerle, Stephane (2017) Archaeology of JSARN–124 site 3, central-western Arnhem Land: determining the age of the so-called ‘Genyornis ’ painting. In: The archaeology of rock art in Western Arnhem Land, Australia. Terre Australis (47). Australian National University Press, Acton, Canberra, Australia, pp. 423-496. ISBN 9781760461614

Chalmin, Emilie and Castets, Geraldine and Delannoy, Jean-Jacques and David, Bruno and Barker, Bryce and Lamb, Lara and Soufi, Faycal and Pairis, Sebastien and Cersoy, Sophie and Martinetto, Pauline and Geneste, Jean-Michel and Hoerle, Stephane and Richards, Thomas and Gunn, Robert (2017) Geochemical analysis of the painted panels at the 'Genyornis' rock art site, Arnhem Land, Australia. Quaternary International, 430 (A). pp. 60-80. ISSN 1040-6182

Cobden, Rommy and Clarkson, Chris and Price, Gilbert J. and David, Bruno and Geneste, Jean-Michel and Delannoy, Jean-Jacques and Barker, Bryce and Lamb, Lara and Gunn, Robert G. (2017) The identification of extinct megafauna in rock art using geometric morphometrics: a Genyornis newtoni painting in Arnhem Land, northern Australia? Journal of Archaeological Science, 87. pp. 95-107. ISSN 0305-4403

Barker, Bryce and Lamb, Lara and Manne, Tiina (2016) Baikaboria ossuary and the origins of the Kesele clan, Upper Kikori River, Papua New Guinea. Journal of Pacific Archaeology, 7 (1). pp. 89-105. ISSN 1179-4704

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Anthropology not elsewhere classified ( 160199 )
  • Historical Studies not elsewhere classified ( 210399 )
  • Archaeology not elsewhere classified ( 210199 )