Ruth Elizabeth Tringham Curriculum Vitae

Citizenship

US Citizen

Education
  • Ph.D. Prehistoric Archaeology, University of Edinburgh, UK, 1966. Dissertation title (Stuaret Piggott supervisor): “The Earliest Neolithic in Central Europe and its relationship to Southeast Europe”.
  • M.A. Hons Prehistoric Archaeology, University of Edinburgh, UK, 1963.
  • 1952-1959 South Hampstead High School, London
Positions Held 
  • 2011-present President and Creative Director, Center for Digital Archaeology (http://www.codifi.org/)
  • 2011-present Professor of the Graduate School (Anthropology), Professor Emerita
  • 1988-2011 Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley
  • 1998-2011 Co-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
  • 1969-1972 Research Associate, Anthropology, University College London
Research Fellowships, Grants, and Awards 
  • 2008-2011 Alice S. Davis Endowed Chair in Anthropology
  • 2008 NMC (New Media Consortium) Virtual Learning Prize (VLP) for Okapi Island
  • 2008 UCB Chancellor’s Award for Public Service
  • 2007-2008 in the Service Learning Leadership category
  • 2007 Ist prize ASOR Open Archaeology Competition for “Remixing Çatalhöyük”
  • 2001 UC Berkeley Educational Initiatives Award
  • 1998-2001 UCB Presidential Chair in Undergraduate Education
  • 1998-2000 National Science Foundation Research Grant for Çatalhöyük excavation, Turkey
  • 1997-98 National Science Foundation Research Grant for Catal Höyük Project
  • 1994-97 National Science Foundation Research Grant for Podgoritsa Project
  • 1994-95 National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for University Teachers
  • 1984-86 National Science Foundation Research Grant for Selevac Project (publication)
  • 1978-81 National Science Foundation Research Grant for Selevac Project
  • 1973-78 National Science Foundation Research Grant for Selevac Project
  • 1968-69 Junior Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Edinburgh
  • 1967-68 Wenner-Gren Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • 1966-67 British Council Scholarship, University of Leningrad, USSR
  • 1964-66 Graduate Studentship, University of Edinburgh
  • 1963-64 British Council Scholarship, Charles University, Prague, Czechoslovakia
Research Interests

East 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; Representation of Archaeology and Cultural Heritage in Popular Culture; New Media and Archaeology

Research Positions as Principal Investigator
  • 2006-2011 San Francisco Presidio Archaeology Education Program
  • 1997-2012 UCB archaeological project at Catalhöyük,Turkey (BACH) in collaboration with CRP (Ian Hodder,Stanford University)
  • 1995 US-UK-Bulgarian archaeological project at the Eneolithic settlement mound of Podgoritsa (Trgovishte), Bulgaria
  • 1983-1989 US-Yugoslav archaeological project at the Neolithic settlement of Opovo, Yugoslavia (now Serbia)
  • 1976-78 US-Yugoslav archaeological project at the Neolithic settlement of Selevac , Yugoslavia (now Serbia)

Publications (for full list )of publications, see here

Pdf version (abbreviated but includes publication): ret_cv_1016