Dr Alison Crowther

UQ Postdoctoral Research Fellow

School of Social Science
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
+61 7 336 52757



  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts (with Honours), The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts, The University of Queensland


  • Prendergast, Mary E., Buckley, Michael, Crowther, Alison, Frantz, Laurent, Eager, Heidi, Lebrasseur, Ophelie, Hutterer, Rainer, Hulme-Beaman, Ardern, Van Neer, Wim, Douka, Katerina, Veall, Margaret-Ashley, Morales, Eriendira M. Quintana, Schuenemann, Verena J., Reiter, Ella, Allen, Richard, Dimopoulos, Evangelos A., Helm, Richard M., Shipton, Ceri, Mwebi, Ogeto, Denys, Christiane, Horton, Mark, Wynne-Jones, Stephanie, Fleisher, Jeffrey, Radimilahy, Chantal, Wright, Henry, Searle, Jeremy B., Krause, Johannes, Larson, Greger and Boivin, Nicole L. (2017) Reconstructing Asian faunal introductions to eastern Africa from multi-proxy biomolecular and archaeological datasets. PLoS One, 12 8: . doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0182565

  • Wood, Marilee, Panighello, Serena, Orsega, Emilio F., Robertshaw, Peter, van Elteren, Johannes T., Crowther, Alison, Horton, Mark and Boivin, Noivin (2017) Zanzibar and Indian Ocean trade in the first millennium CE: the glass bead evidence. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences, 9 5: 879-901. doi:10.1007/s12520-015-0310-z

  • Ottoni, Claudio, Van Neer, Wim, De Cupere, Bea, Daligault, Julien, Guimaraes, Silvia, Peters, Joris, Spassov, Nikolai, Prendergast, Mary E., Boivin, Nicole, Morales-Muñiz, Arturo, Bălăşescu, Adrian, Becker, Cornelia, Benecke, Norbert, Boroneant, Adina, Buitenhuis, Hijlke, Chahoud, Jwana, Crowther, Alison, Llorente, Laura, Manaseryan, Nina, Monchot, Hervé, Onar, Vedat, Osypińska, Marta, Putelat, Olivier, Quintana Morales, Eréndira M., Studer, Jacqueline, Wierer, Ursula, Decorte, Ronny, Grange, Thierry and Geigl, Eva-Maria (2017) The palaeogenetics of cat dispersal in the ancient world. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 1 139: . doi:10.1038/s41559-017-0139

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  • Doctor Philosophy

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Book Chapter

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Horton, Mark, Boivin, Nicole, Crowther, Alison, Gaskell, Ben, Radimilahy, Chantal and Wright, Henry (2017). East Africa as a source for Fatimid rock crystal. Workshops from Kenya to Madagascar. In: Alexandra Hilgner, Susanne Greiff and Dieter Quast, Gemstones in the First Millennium AD: Mines, Trade, Workshops and Symbolism. Gemstones in the First Millennium AD: Mines, Trade, Workshops and Symbolism, Mainz, Germany, (103-118). 20-22 October 2015.

Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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