Department of History
Name:Lin Minghao
Title:Tenure-track Associate Professor

Research Expertise:Archaeological science, Bioarchaeology, Chinese civilisation in the Old World

Cantab, Humboldtian

Academic appointments:

2020-Present, Tenure-track Associate Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China;

2017-2019, Humboldt Postdoc Fellow, Kiel University, Germany;

2016-2017, Associate Professor, Sun Yat-Sen University, China.



2011-2016, PhD in Archaeology, University of Cambridge, UK;

2008-2011, MA in Archaeology, Shandong University, China;

2004-2008, BA in History, Shandong University, China.


I have published one academic book (Springer), and several academic papers --- all in SSCI/SCI/AHCI journals including Journal of Archaeological Science (Elsevier), Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences (Springer), The Holocene (Sage), International Journal of Osteoarchaeology (Wiley), and Archaeological Research in Asia  (Elsevier).

Academic services:

Associate Editor of the SCI/AHCI journal Environmental Archaeology (Taylor & Francis);

Reviewer of several SCI/SSCI/AHCI journals.

Competitive research grants:

The National Social Science Fund of China;

The Humboldt Foundation;

Cambridge Overseas Trust;

Wenner-Gren Foundation.


Shanghai Overseas High-level Talent Program;


Further notes:

Applicants interested in a MA project related to ancient civilisations and technologies, archaeology, or history (e.g., the history of archaeology/archaeologist) at SJTU are welcome.


一作发表数篇英文论文于国际SSCI/SCI/AHCI刊物上,包括Journal of Archaeological Science(Elsevier出版社)Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences(Springer出版社),The Holocene(Sage出版社), International Journal of Osteoarchaeology(Wiley出版社), Archaeological Research in Asia (Elsevier出版社)等。

Grants & Awards:

In the past few years, I have received a series of grants including the Humboldt Postdoc Fellowship, Sun Yat-Sen University Research Grant (declined), Wenner-Gren Dissertation Grant, and Cambridge Overseas Trust.