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Dr. Wei Chu

Dr. Wei chu

Sprechzeiten: nach Vereinbarung | Consultation hour: by agreement

Office:Bernhard-Feilchenfeld-Str. 11, 6th Floor, Room 6.314

Phone: +49(0)221 470-6793



Forschungsschwerpunkte | Research Interests

Curriculum Vitae

Projekte | Projects

Publikationen | Publications

Forschungsschwerpunkte | Research Interests

Palaeolithic in Europe

Experimental Archaeology

Dispersal of Early Modern Humans in the Middle East and Southeast Europe

Geoarchaeology and site formation processes

Quantitative methods

3D and GIS methods

Curriculum Vitae

2005 B.A. in Cultural Anthropology; Rutgers University, USA

2008 M.A. in Archaeology; Leiden University, NL

2013 PhD in Archaeology; University of Reading, UK. Area of Specialization: experimental archaeology

Professional Experience:

2007 Internship at the American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA

Since 2012 Editor, Lithics Journal

Since 2014 Research Associate, University of Cologne, Germany

Projekte | Projects

Laufende Projekte / Current Projects

DFG-project CRC 806 “Our way to Europe”: B1 “The Eastern Trajectory: Last Glacial Palaeogeography and Archaeology of the Eastern Mediterranean and of the Balkan Peninsula”

Ausgewählte Publikationen | Selected Publications

Chu, W. Thompson, C. & Hosfield, R.T. (2013)
Microwear abrasion of flint tools by mobile sediments: the importance of sedimentary contexts. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences. DOI: 10.1007/s12520-013-0157-0

De Reu, J. et al. (2013)
Application of the topographic position index to heterogeneous landscapes. Geomorphology 186, 39-49. DOI: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2012.12.015

Chu, W. (2012)
The school is not quite deserted; Book review of Pushing the Envelope. In: Grant McCall (ed) Experimental Directions in the Archaeology of Stone Tools. Lithics 32.

Chu, W. (2009)
A functional approach to Palaeolithic open-air habitation structures. World Archaeology 41, 348-362. DOI: 10.1080/00438240903112179