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.

Selected Publication:

Lin, Minghao*, Fengshi Luan, Hui Fang, Hong Xu, Haitao Zhao & Graeme Barker. 2018. Pathological evidence reveals cattle traction in North China by the early 2nd millennium BC. The Holocene 28(8): 1205-1215.

Lin, Minghao*, Preston Miracle & Graeme Barker. 2016. Towards the identification of the exploitation of cattle labour from distal metapodials. Journal of Archaeological Science 66: 44-56.

Lin, Minghao*. 2016. A statistical view for Chinese zooarchaeology: from the Neolithic to pre-Han periods. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences 8(1): 89-95.

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.