Jennifer Allison

University of Aberdeen

Settlement & the rise of kingship: mapping & characterizing the architectural traditions of first millennium AD Scotland

Academic History:

2011 - 2015 MA (with First Class Honours) in Archaeology (Aberdeen)

2015 - 2016 MLITT (with Merit) Material Culture & Artefact Studies (Glasgow)

2016 - 2019 PhD in Archaeology (Aberdeen)


Dr Gordon Noble

Dr Karen Milek

Research Interests:

  • Pictish studies
  • Gender archaeology
  • Archaeology of religion
  • Medieval archaeology
  • Scottish archaeology
  • Archaeology of social inequalities

Previous Research Projects:

'Set in Stone: Representations of gender inequality in St. Machar's Kirkyard, Aberdeen' (2015)

'Primary Context: Exploring Archaeology's place in Scotland's Curriculum for Excellence' (2016)


Ede & Ravenscroft Award for Academic Excellence (2014); Class Prize for Archaeology (2015)

Contact Details:

Address: Room 119, St Mary's Building, University of Aberdeen, Elphinstone Road, Old Aberdeen


First published: 10 November 2016