Profile

College / Department

Teaching areas

Anthropology, Geography, Cultural Studies, Cultural History

Research areas

Anthropological History, Archaeology, Culture Contact, Cultural Geography, Formation of Identity

Education

BA Archaeology, Cambridge University, United Kingdom, 1989
MA Anthropology, University of California at Berkeley, United States, 1990
MA Archaeology, Cambridge University, United Kingdom, 1993
PhD Anthropology, University of California at Berkeley, California, United States, 2001

Professional experience

American University of Sharjah, 2004-present
Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, American University of Sharjah, 2010-2015
Associate Dean, Office of Undergraduate Programs and Alumni Affairs, American University of Sharjah, 2005-2007
American University of Cairo, Egypt, 2002-2004
University of California at Santa Cruz, California, United States, 1998-2000

Memberships

• Association of American Geographers (AAG)• Fellow, Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (FSA Scot)• American Research Center in Egypt• Sigma Xi• Society for Historical Archaeology• Polynesian Society• Society for Hawaiian Archaeology• Society for American Archaeology• Archaeological Institute of America• The American Anthropological Association

Contact

panderson@aus.edu
+971 6 515 2023