Jamie Hampson

Marie Curie Fellow, Stanford University and the University of York

Jamie is a Marie Curie Fellow at Stanford University and the University of York, and currently on leave from his position as an Assistant Professor of Rock Art Studies at the University of Western Australia in Perth. 

Jamie specialises in rock art and heritage studies. His current project is 'Rock art, Indigenous heritage, and cultural identity', and includes case studies from the USA, Canada, South Africa, and Western Australia. Jamie’s fellowship is co-hosted by Stanford (Professor Lynn Meskell) and York (Dr Sara Perry). He has also taught at the University of Cambridge, where he co-founded the British Rock Art Group and the North American Archaeological Research Group.

Jamie received his doctorate and M.Phil. from the University of Cambridge and his undergraduate degree from the University of Oxford.

Other projects that Jamie has worked on include rock art regionalism; the management and presentation of rock art sites to the public; and the commodification of archaeological heritage.

Jamie’s forthcoming book – published by Left Coast Press (Walnut Creek, CA) – is entitled Rock Art and Regional Identity: a Comparative Perspective.