Dr Aidan Dodson

Dr Aidan DodsonBA (Liverpool), MPhil, PhD (Cambridge), FSA

Hon Professor of Egyptology

Department of Anthropology & Archaeology
University of Bristol
43 Woodland Road


Email: aidan.dodson@bristol.ac.uk

Prof Aidan Dodson was born in London in 1962, and educated at Langley Grammar School, Berkshire (1975-81), Collingwood College, University of Durham, (1981-82), the University of Liverpool (1982-85) and Christ's College, University of Cambridge (1985-6). Holder of the Royal Institution (Iliff) Scholarship at Liverpool from 1983-5, he was awarded a BA(Hons) in Archaeology  of the Eastern Mediterranean in 1985, an MPhil in Museum Practice and Archaeology in 1986 and a PhD in Egyptology in 1995. He was appointed to a Visiting Fellowship in the Department of Archaeology at Bristol in 1996, became a Research Fellow in 2005, a Senior Research Fellow in 2009 and Honorary Professor of Egyptology in 2018.

For the Spring semester of 2013 he was William K. and Marilyn M. Simpson Professor of Egyptology at the American University in Cairo.

Elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London in September 2003, was Chairman of the Trustees of the Egypt Exploration Society from 2011-2016, was Simpson Professor of Egyptology at the American University in Cairo for the Spring semester of 2013, as well as Chairman of the Egypt Society of Bristol.

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