Professor Charles Higham

Honorary Fellow
1959
2008
The origins of the civilization of Angkor, Cambodia and Thailand

MA, PhD and ScD (Cantab.), now a Research Professor at the University of Otago. Current research centres on identifying the origins of social inequality leading to the foundation of the first states in mainland Southeast Asia. Awarded the Grahame Clark medal by the British Academy in 2012 for distinguished achievements in prehistoric archaeology. Made Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2016 for services to archaeology.