Dr. Markus Wild

Markus Wild studied in France and Germany and works as postdoctoral research fellow at the Centre for Baltic and Scandinavian Archaeology, Germany. His research projects try to elucidate human behavioural evolution and particularly focus on the material culture and chronology of the Upper Palaeolithic to Mesolithic in northwestern Europe. He has developed expertise in technological analysis and radiocarbon dating of worked bone. His research interests also include risk management in hunter-gatherer societies, children’s learning, and interdisciplinary approaches to archaeology.

He published the book Coping with risk through seasonal behavioural strategies in 2020.


Books by Markus Wild

Bones at a crossroads

Integrating Worked Bone Research with Archaeometry and Social Zooarchaeology

Edited by Markus Wild, Beverly A. Thurber, Stephen Rhodes & Christian Gates St-Pierre | Forthcoming

Bone tool studies are at a crossroads. A current path is to go beyond the concatenation of methods or concepts borrowed from other disciplines and aim instead at a truly integrated approach that is more…









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