Ruth Tringham Curriculum Vitae (My Life)


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Ph.D.Archaeology, University of Edinburgh, UK, 1966

Dissertation title: "The Earliest Neolithic in Central Europe and its relationship to Southeast Europe".


2011-present  President and Creative Director, Center for Digital Archaeology (CoDA)


2011-presemt  Professor of the Graduate School (Anthropology), UC Berkeley

1988-2011     Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley

1998-presentCo-Director, Multimedia Authoring Center for Teaching in Anthropology

1978-1988    Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of California,Berkeley

1976-1978    Associate Professor of Anthropology, Harvard University

1972-1976    Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Harvard University

1969-1971    Research Assistant, Dept.of Anthropology,University College, London


2008-present Alice S. Davis Endowed Chair in Anthropology

2008               New Media Consortium (NMC)  Virtual Learning Prize for Okapi Island in 2L

2008              Chancellor’s  Award for Public Service for Service-Learning Leadership

2007             Ist prize ASOR Open Archaeology Competition  for “Remixing Çatalhöyük”

2001       UC Berkeley Educational Initiatives Award

2001-2005    UC Links Award for After-School Program “Expedition”

1997-2000     National Science Foundation Research Grant for Çatalhöyük excavation, Turkey

1998-2001    University of California Presidential Chair in Undergraduate Education

1999-2001    University of California/Interactive University Core Project Award

1994-1997    National Science Foundation Research Grant for Podgoritsa Project, Bulgaria

1983-1989     Smithsonian Institution Joint U.S.-Yugoslav  Fund for Co-operative, Scientific, Cultural and           Technical Research at Opovo, Yugoslavia

1978-1981    National Science Foundation Research Grant for Selevac Project, Yugoslavia

1968-1969    Junior Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Edinburgh   

1966-1968    Wenner-Gren Foundation Grant  for fieldwork and research in Eastt Europe and USSR

1966-1967    British Council Scholarship, University of Leningrad,USSR   

1963-1964    British Council Scholarship, Charles University, Prague, Czechoslovakia


European and Mediterranean Archaeology, Early agricultural societies, Feminist Practice of Archaeology, Senses of Place, Household Archaeology, Archaeology of Architecture, Experimental Research in Archaeology, Visual Anthropology, Multimedia Presentation of Archaeological Interpretation, Media Representation of Archaeology and Cultural Heritage, New Media and Archaeology


Principal Investigator

1997-present: UC Berkeley Research Project at Catalhöyük,Turkey (BACH) in collaboration with the Catalhöyük Research Project directed by Dr. Ian Hodder, Stanford University

1994-1996    Joint US-UK-Bulgarian Archaeological Project at Podgoritsa, Bulgaria,

1983-1994    Joint US-Yugoslav Archaeological Project at Opovo, Yugoslavia

1973-1981    Joint US-Yugoslav Archaeological Project at Selevac,Yugoslavia

Special Consultant

2008              Consultant  for SF Presidio Leventar (El Presidio) Project Interpretive Plan

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