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Steven Mithen

AKA Steven John Mithen

Born: 16-Oct-1960
Birthplace: Ashford, Kent, England

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Archaeologist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: After the Ice

Father: William Mithen
Mother: Pat
Wife: Susan (two daughters, one son)
Daughter: Hannah
Daughter: Heather
Son: Nicholas

    University: BA Prehistory and Archaeology, Sheffield University (1983)
    University: MSc Biological Computation, York University Toronto (1984)
    University: PhD Archaeology, Cambridge University (1988)
    Fellow: Trinity Hall, Cambridge University (1987-92)
    Lecturer: University of Reading (1992-98)
    Reader: University of Reading (1998-2000)
    Professor: Early Prehistory, University of Reading (2000-)
    Administrator: Head, School of Human and Environmental Sciences, University of Reading (2002-08)
    Dean: Faculty of Science, University of Reading (2008-)

    British Academy 2004
    Society of Antiquaries Both Edinburgh and London

Author of books:
Thoughtful Foragers: A Study of Prehistoric Decision Making (1990, archaeology)
The Prehistory of the Mind: The Cognitive Origins of Art, Religion and Science (1996, nonfiction)
After the Ice: A Global Human History, 20,000-5000 BC (2003, history)
The Singing Neanderthals: The Origins of Music, Language, Mind and Body (2005, nonfiction)

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