Christopher Stuart Henshilwood - Curriculum Vitae#


  • Professor and SARChI Chair in Origins of Modern Human Behaviour – Evolutionary Sciences Institute, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Professor of African Prehistory – Institutt for arkeologi, historie, kulturvitenskap og religionsvitenskap, University of Bergen, Norway

QUALIFICATIONS
  • B.A. (Distinction in Archaeology) University of Cape Town, 1989
  • B.A. Hons. (with Distinction) University of Cape Town, 1990
  • Ph. D. (Archaeology) University of Cambridge, U.K. 1995

EMPLOYMENT
  • 2008-2013- SARChI chair in origins of modern human behaviour/ NRF
  • 2007 – 2013: Professor of African Archaeology, University of Bergen Norway & PI for European Research Council Advanced Grant 2010 – 2015 (http://tracsymbols.eu)
  • 2002 - 2007 Research Member - French CNRS program ‘Origine de l'Homme, du langage et des langue’, Bordeaux University, France
  • 1999-2004 Adjunct Associate Professor – Department of Anthropology, State University of New York, Stony Brook.
  • 1997- 2001 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship awarded by Anglo-American Chairman’s Fund to study early modern human behaviour – University of Cape Town
  • 1995-1996 Postdoctoral Research Fellow – University of Cape Town

RESEARCH PUBLICATION SUMMARY
  • NRF rating: B1 (2008)
  • European Research Council Rating: A1 (2010)
  • Total number of Journal Publications: (Published & In press): 32
  • Total number of chapters in books: 11
  • Total number of books: 2
  • H-factor (Scopus ISI): 17
  • Total citations: 1516
  • No of papers with more than 10 citations: 21

SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS (2010 – 2012)

1. Henshilwood, C. S. 2012. The Still Bay and Howiesons Poort: ‘Palaeolithic’ techno-traditions in southern Africa. Journal of World Prehistory. (DOI) 10.1007/s10963-012-9060-3
2. Henshilwood, C. S. & Dubreuil, B. 2011. The Still Bay and Howiesons Poort, 77 - 59 ka: Perspective-taking and the evolution of the modern human mind during the African Middle Stone Age. Current Anthropology. 52 (3): 361-400
3. Henshilwood,C.S. d’Errico, F., van Niekerk, K.L. Coquinot, Y., Jacobs, Z., Lauritzen, S-E., Menu, M., García-Moreno, R. 2011. A 100,000 Year Old Ochre Processing Workshop at Blombos Cave, South Africa. Science 334, 219-221.
4. Henshilwood, C & d'Errico, F. (Eds.). 2011. Homo symbolicus: The dawn of language, imagination and spirituality. Amsterdam: Benjamins
5. Mourre, V., Villa, P. & Henshilwood, C. 2010. Early Use of Pressure Flaking on Lithic Artifacts at Blombos Cave, South Africa. Science, 330: 659-662.
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