Dr Patrick Faulkner

BA PhD ANU
Lecturer

A14 - The Quadrangle
The University of Sydney

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Research interests

  • Coastal palaeoeconomies, with a principal focus on the tropics
  • Australian archaeology, zooarchaeology (molluscs) and taphonomy
  • Human ecology, economics, human-environment interactions and technology

Teaching and supervision

Honours

Current projects

  • Climate Change and Human Behavioural Variability in the Coastal Wet-Dry Tropics of Northern Australia.
  • Human-environment interactions and site formation during the Holocene in the Port Hedland area, northern Western Australia.
  • Sealinks Project, East Africa (University of Oxford), Team Member.

PhD and master's project opportunities

Selected publications

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Books

  • Faulkner, P. (2013). Life on the Margins: An Archaeological Investigation of Late Holocene Economic Variability, Coastal Blue Mud Bay, Northern Australia. Canberra: ANU E Press.

Book Chapters

  • McNiven, I., David, B., Aplin, K., Mialanes, J., Asmussen, B., Ulm, S., Faulkner, P., Rowe, C., Richards, T. (2012). Terrestrial engagements by terminal Lapita maritime specialists on the southern Papuan coast. In SIMON G. HABERLE & BRUNO DAVID (Eds.), Peopled Landscapes: Archaeological and Biogeographic Approaches to Landscapes, (pp. 121-156). Canberra: ANU E Press.
  • Faulkner, P. (2011). Stone artefact technology in Willandra National Park: Reduction, risk and mobility. In Ben Marwick and Alex Mackay (Eds.), Keeping your Edge: Recent Approaches to the Organisation of Stone Artefact Technology, (pp. 5-20). Oxford, UK: Archaeopress / British Archeology Reports.
  • Clarke, A., Faulkner, P. (2005). Living Archaeology in the Madarrapa Homeland of Yilpara, north east Arnhem Land. In Lydon, J and Ireland, T (Eds.), Object Lessons: Archaeology and Heritage in Australia, (pp. 225-242). Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing.

Journals

  • Fairbairn, A., Ross, A., Ulm, S., Nichols, S., Faulkner, P. (2013). Keeping country: A web-based approach to indigenous outreach in cultural heritage management. Australian Archaeology, (77), 127-134.
  • Brockwell, S., Marwick, B., Bourke, P., Faulkner, P., Willan, R. (2013). Late Holocene climate change and human behavioural variability in the coastal wet-dry tropics of northern Australia: Evidence from a pilot study of oxygen isotopes in marine bivalve shells from archaeological sites. Australian Archaeology, (76), 21-33.
  • Ash, J., Faulkner, P., Brady, L., Rowe, C. (2013). Morphometric reconstructions and size variability analysis of the surf clam, atactodea (=paphies) striata, from Muralag 8, southwestern Torres Strait, northern Australia. Australian Archaeology, (77), 82-93.
  • McNiven, I., David, B., Richards, T., Rowe, C., Leavesley, M., Mialanes, J., Connaughton, S., Barker, B., Aplin, K., Asmussen, B., et al (2012). Lapita on the south coast of Papua New Guinea: challenging new horizons in Pacific archaeology. Australian Archaeology, 75, 16-22.
  • Brockwell, S., Bourke, P., Clarke, A., Crassweller, C., Faulkner, P., Meehan, B., O'Connor, S., Sim, R., Wesley, D. (2011). Holocene settlement of the northern coastal plains, Northern Territory, Australia. Beagle: records of the museums and art galleries of the Northern Territory, 27, 1-22.
  • Faulkner, P. (2011). Late Holocene mollusc exploitation and changing near-shore environments: A case study from the coastal margin of Blue Mud Bay, northern Australia. Environmental Archaeology: The Journal of Human Palaeoecology, 16(2), 137-150. [More Information]
  • McNiven, I., David, B., Richards, T., Aplin, K., Asmussen, B., Mialanes, J., Leavesley, M., Faulkner, P., Ulm, S. (2011). New direction in human colonisation of the Pacific: Lapita settlement of south coast New Guinea. Australian Archaeology, 72, 1-6.
  • Thorley, P., Faulkner, P., Smith, M. (2011). New radiocarbon dates for Kulpi Mara Rockshelter, Central Australia. Australian Archaeology, 72, 47-49.
  • Faulkner, P. (2011). Quantifying shell weight loss in archaeological deposits. Archaeology in Oceania, 46(3), 118-129.
  • Faulkner, P. (2010). Morphometric and taphonomic analysis of granular ark (Anadara granosa) dominated shell deposits of Blue Mud Bay, northern Australia. Journal of Archaeological Science, 37(8), 1942-1952. [More Information]
  • Faulkner, P., Clarke, A. (2009). Artefact Assemblage Characteristics and Distribution on the Point Blane Peninsula, Blue Mud Bay, Arnhem Land. Australian Archaeology, 69(December), 21-28.
  • Faulkner, P. (2009). Focused, intense and long-term: Evidence for granular ark (Anadara granosa) exploitation from late Holocene shell mounds of Blue Mud Bay, northern Australia. Journal of Archaeological Science, 36(3), 821-834. [More Information]
  • Brockwell, S., Faulkner, P., Bourke, P., Clarke, A., Crassweller, C., Guse, D., Meehan, B., Sim, R. (2009). Radiocarbon dates from the Top End: A cultural chronology for the Northern Territory coastal plains. Australian Aboriginal Studies, 2009 (1), 54-76.
  • Faulkner, P. (2008). Patterns of chronological variability in occupation on the coastal margin of Blue Mud Bay. Archaeology in Oceania, 43(2), 81-88. [More Information]
  • Bourke, P., Brockwell, S., Faulkner, P., Meehan, B. (2007). Climate variability in the mid to late Holocene Arnhem Land Region, North Australia: Archaeological archives of environmental and cultural change. Archaeology in Oceania, 42(3), 91-101. [More Information]
  • Hiscock, P., Faulkner, P. (2006). Dating the Dreaming? Creation of Myths and Rituals for Mounds along the Northern Australian Coastline. Cambridge Archaeological Journal, 16(2), 209-222. [More Information]
  • Faulkner, P., Clarke, A. (2004). Late-Holocene Occupation And Coastal Economy In Blue Mud Bay, Northeast Arnhem Land: Preliminary Archaeological Findings. Australian Archaeology, 59, 23-30.

2013

  • Fairbairn, A., Ross, A., Ulm, S., Nichols, S., Faulkner, P. (2013). Keeping country: A web-based approach to indigenous outreach in cultural heritage management. Australian Archaeology, (77), 127-134.
  • Brockwell, S., Marwick, B., Bourke, P., Faulkner, P., Willan, R. (2013). Late Holocene climate change and human behavioural variability in the coastal wet-dry tropics of northern Australia: Evidence from a pilot study of oxygen isotopes in marine bivalve shells from archaeological sites. Australian Archaeology, (76), 21-33.
  • Faulkner, P. (2013). Life on the Margins: An Archaeological Investigation of Late Holocene Economic Variability, Coastal Blue Mud Bay, Northern Australia. Canberra: ANU E Press.
  • Ash, J., Faulkner, P., Brady, L., Rowe, C. (2013). Morphometric reconstructions and size variability analysis of the surf clam, atactodea (=paphies) striata, from Muralag 8, southwestern Torres Strait, northern Australia. Australian Archaeology, (77), 82-93.

2012

  • McNiven, I., David, B., Richards, T., Rowe, C., Leavesley, M., Mialanes, J., Connaughton, S., Barker, B., Aplin, K., Asmussen, B., et al (2012). Lapita on the south coast of Papua New Guinea: challenging new horizons in Pacific archaeology. Australian Archaeology, 75, 16-22.
  • McNiven, I., David, B., Aplin, K., Mialanes, J., Asmussen, B., Ulm, S., Faulkner, P., Rowe, C., Richards, T. (2012). Terrestrial engagements by terminal Lapita maritime specialists on the southern Papuan coast. In SIMON G. HABERLE & BRUNO DAVID (Eds.), Peopled Landscapes: Archaeological and Biogeographic Approaches to Landscapes, (pp. 121-156). Canberra: ANU E Press.

2011

  • Brockwell, S., Bourke, P., Clarke, A., Crassweller, C., Faulkner, P., Meehan, B., O'Connor, S., Sim, R., Wesley, D. (2011). Holocene settlement of the northern coastal plains, Northern Territory, Australia. Beagle: records of the museums and art galleries of the Northern Territory, 27, 1-22.
  • Faulkner, P. (2011). Late Holocene mollusc exploitation and changing near-shore environments: A case study from the coastal margin of Blue Mud Bay, northern Australia. Environmental Archaeology: The Journal of Human Palaeoecology, 16(2), 137-150. [More Information]
  • McNiven, I., David, B., Richards, T., Aplin, K., Asmussen, B., Mialanes, J., Leavesley, M., Faulkner, P., Ulm, S. (2011). New direction in human colonisation of the Pacific: Lapita settlement of south coast New Guinea. Australian Archaeology, 72, 1-6.
  • Thorley, P., Faulkner, P., Smith, M. (2011). New radiocarbon dates for Kulpi Mara Rockshelter, Central Australia. Australian Archaeology, 72, 47-49.
  • Faulkner, P. (2011). Quantifying shell weight loss in archaeological deposits. Archaeology in Oceania, 46(3), 118-129.
  • Faulkner, P. (2011). Stone artefact technology in Willandra National Park: Reduction, risk and mobility. In Ben Marwick and Alex Mackay (Eds.), Keeping your Edge: Recent Approaches to the Organisation of Stone Artefact Technology, (pp. 5-20). Oxford, UK: Archaeopress / British Archeology Reports.

2010

  • Faulkner, P. (2010). Morphometric and taphonomic analysis of granular ark (Anadara granosa) dominated shell deposits of Blue Mud Bay, northern Australia. Journal of Archaeological Science, 37(8), 1942-1952. [More Information]

2009

  • Faulkner, P., Clarke, A. (2009). Artefact Assemblage Characteristics and Distribution on the Point Blane Peninsula, Blue Mud Bay, Arnhem Land. Australian Archaeology, 69(December), 21-28.
  • Faulkner, P. (2009). Focused, intense and long-term: Evidence for granular ark (Anadara granosa) exploitation from late Holocene shell mounds of Blue Mud Bay, northern Australia. Journal of Archaeological Science, 36(3), 821-834. [More Information]
  • Brockwell, S., Faulkner, P., Bourke, P., Clarke, A., Crassweller, C., Guse, D., Meehan, B., Sim, R. (2009). Radiocarbon dates from the Top End: A cultural chronology for the Northern Territory coastal plains. Australian Aboriginal Studies, 2009 (1), 54-76.

2008

  • Faulkner, P. (2008). Patterns of chronological variability in occupation on the coastal margin of Blue Mud Bay. Archaeology in Oceania, 43(2), 81-88. [More Information]

2007

  • Bourke, P., Brockwell, S., Faulkner, P., Meehan, B. (2007). Climate variability in the mid to late Holocene Arnhem Land Region, North Australia: Archaeological archives of environmental and cultural change. Archaeology in Oceania, 42(3), 91-101. [More Information]

2006

  • Hiscock, P., Faulkner, P. (2006). Dating the Dreaming? Creation of Myths and Rituals for Mounds along the Northern Australian Coastline. Cambridge Archaeological Journal, 16(2), 209-222. [More Information]

2005

  • Clarke, A., Faulkner, P. (2005). Living Archaeology in the Madarrapa Homeland of Yilpara, north east Arnhem Land. In Lydon, J and Ireland, T (Eds.), Object Lessons: Archaeology and Heritage in Australia, (pp. 225-242). Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing.

2004

  • Faulkner, P., Clarke, A. (2004). Late-Holocene Occupation And Coastal Economy In Blue Mud Bay, Northeast Arnhem Land: Preliminary Archaeological Findings. Australian Archaeology, 59, 23-30.

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