Andrew Jamieson has extensive archaeological field experience and has worked at sites in Egypt, Syria, Lebanon and Australia. In the mid-1990s he was deeply involved in the UNESCO post-war salvage operations in Beirut. For ten seasons he worked at Tell Ahmar in northern Syria. He has taught at Monash University and also been involved in a range of curatorial, conservation and field projects with Heritage Victoria. Prior to the Syrian conflict he was developing a new collaboration known as the Syrian-Australian Archaeological and Historical Research Project. In 2014 Andrew was invited to represent Australia on the SHIRĪN International Committee, a Research Initiative for the Safeguarding and Protection of Syrian Heritage. Andrew is member of the Archaeology Advisory Committee of the Heritage Council of Victoria. In 2015 Andrew won the Barbara Falk Award for Teaching Excellence.
Andrew’s research interests include the archaeology of the ancient Near East and Egypt, and historical archaeology in Victoria. He specializes in the study of ancient ceramics and archaeological artefact collections.