Dr. Hannah O'Regan

Dr. Hannah O'Regan
Job Title Lecturer in Archaeology
Telephone +44 (0)151 231 2180
Email Address @ljmu.ac.uk


Contact Address Room 638
James Parsons Building
Byrom St.
L3 3AF




Academic Profile:

  • 2006-09 Senior Research Officer, Liverpool John Moores University.
  • 2003-05 NERC Postdoctoral Research Associate, Liverpool John Moores University.
  • 2002 PhD Vertebrate Palaeontology, Liverpool John Moores University.
  • 1998 BSc Archaeology, 1st Class, University of Bradford.


Research Interests:

  • Cave archaeology in northern England.
  • Evolution and biogeography of Plio-Pleistocene large mammals, including hominins.
  • Description and palaeoecology of the Southern African fossil Carnivora.
  • The effects of captivity on the morphology of mammals.


Other activities:

Co-Chair of the BCRA Cave Archaeology group (CAG)

Chair of the Former (2008-2010) AHRC Upland Caves Network (UCN)

Convenor of the QRA Quaternary Vertebrate Research Group (QUAVER).

Member and webmaster of the Fossil Mammal Research Group


Some key publications:

O’Regan, H.J. & Reynolds, S.R. (2009) An ecological reassessment of the southern African carnivore guild: a case study from Member 4, Sterkfontein, South Africa. Journal of Human Evolution 57: 212-222.

O’Regan, H.J., Chenery, C., Lamb, A., Stevens, R., Rook, L., & Elton, S.E. (2008) Modern macaque dietary heterogeneity assessed using stable isotope analysis of hair and bone. Journal of Human Evolution 55: 617-626.

O'Regan, H.J., Turner, A. & Sabin, R. (2006) Medieval big cat remains from the Royal Menagerie at the Tower of London. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology 16: 385-394.

O'Regan, H.J. & Kitchener, A. (2005) The effects of captivity on the morphology of captive, domesticated and feral mammals. Mammal Review 34: 215-130.

O'Regan, H.J., Turner, A. & Wilkinson, D.M. (2002) European Quaternary refugia: a factor in large carnivore extinction? Journal of Quaternary Science 17: 789-795.

More information on my research interests, projects and publications can be found by following the menu links on the right.

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