AIA Lecturer: Matthew Johnson
Matthew Johnson studied at Cambridge for his PhD and worked at Sheffield and Lampeter before moving to Durham University where he was Professor until 2004. Matthew then moved to the University of Southampton before moving across the Atlantic to become Professor in Anthropology at Northwestern University in 2011. Matthew has published six books, including Behind the Castle Gate, English Houses 1300-1800, Ideas of Landscape, and Archaeological Theory: An Introduction. Matthew's interests cover the archaeology of England and Europe AD1000-1800, and include castles, houses great and small, landscapes, and theoretical and interdisciplinary approaches. Matthew is conducting fieldwork in south-east England in collaboration with the University of Southampton and the National Trust; in 2013, they will be working at the great medieval houses of Knole and Ightham.