Dr Judy Powell
Dr Judy Powell
Adjunct Lecturer



BA (Hons) University of Queensland
Diploma of Education, University of Queensland
PhD University of Queensland

Professional Activities

Member of ICOMOS
Member Australian Archaeological Association
Member Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists (Inc)
Member Professional Historians Association of Queensland
Member of organising committee for Reality Bites non-fiction literary festival – Sunshine Coast Hinterland
Member of Sunshine Coast Regional Council cultural heritage advisory committee


Head, Cultures and Histories Program, The Queensland Museum - 2005-2007
Cultural heritage work for the Queensland Government - 1997-2005 and 2007 to present
Fitch Laboratory, British School at Athens - 1995
Youra excavations, Greece

Research interests
  • History of archaeology and anthropology
  • Marine resource use – archaeological fishbone analysis
  • Cultural heritage management
  • Museum management

Major Publications

Powell, J. (In press) Love’s Obsession. The lives and archaeology of Jim and Eve Stewart. Wakefield Press, Adelaide.

Powell, J. (2012) ‘A sense of place. The archaeological legacy of Jim Stewart in Cyprus’, in Aphrodite’s Island. Australian Archaeologists in Cyprus, The University of Sydney.

Powell, J. (2011) ‘The fish bone assemblage from the Cave of Cyclope, Youra’, part 1 in A. Sampson (ed.), The Cave of Cyclope on the Island of Youra, Greece. Mesolithic and Neolithic Networks in the Northern Aegean Basin. Department of Mediterranean Studies, Rhodes.

Powell, J. (2003) “The fishbone assemblage from the Cave of Cyclope, Youra: evidence for continuity and change”, in The Greek Mesolithic. Problems and Perspectives, eds Nena Galanidou and Catherine Perlés, The British School at Athens Studies 10, London.

Powell, J. (2003) “Fishing in the Mesolithic: the cave of Cyclope, Youra”, Zooarchaeology of Greece: recent advances, eds Eleni Kotjabopoulou, Yannis Hammilakis, Paul Halstead, Clive Gamble and Paraskevi Elefant, The British School at Athens Studies 9, Nottingham.

Powell, J. (1996) Fishing in the Prehistoric Aegean, Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology, Goteburg.

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