Heather Burke

Claire Smith, Jessica Lowther

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Heather Burke is a Professor in archaeology at Flinders University, South Australia. She received her Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honours from the University of New England,Australia, in 1987. She studied for her Ph.D. under the supervision of Iain Davidson and Graham Connah and was awarded the Doctor of Philosophy (Archaeology) from the University of New England in 1997. Dr. Burke is an historical archaeologist with a wide range of research interests, including the construction of class and status through material culture, the archaeology of cross-cultural engagement, and the links between cultural heritage and contemporary social identity.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopaedia of Global Archaeology
EditorsClaire Smith
Place of PublicationSpringer, Cham
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-30018-0, 978-3-319-51726-1
ISBN (Print)978-3-030-30016-6
Publication statusPublished - 2020


  • archaeologists
  • historical archaeologist


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