Professor Dan Hicks

Dan Hicks

MA Oxf, PhD Brist; MIFA, FSA


Professor Dan Hicks


Professor of Contemporary Archaeology; Curator, Pitt Rivers Museum


Dan Hicks is Professor of Contemporary Archaeology in the School of Archaeology, Curator at the Pitt Rivers Museum, and has been a Fellow of St Cross College since 2007. You can learn more about Dan's work on his website and you can follow him on Twitter at




Work related to COVID-19

Professor Hicks is at the forefront of the response of museums and other heritage sites to the pandemic and its ensuing lockdown. In particular, he began the #MuseumsUnlocked campaign, which encourages social media users to share photos and memories of past museum visits online. Updates on his work will be posted here.