Tristan Carter

Tristan Carter received his Ph.D. from the Institute of Archaeology (University College London) in 1999 and is an associate professor in the Department of Anthropology, McMaster University. He is an eastern Mediterranean prehistorian and lithic technologist whose interests span the Paleolithic–Bronze Age, focusing on technology and cultural identity, interregional contact, the politics of production, and Neanderthal archaeology. He is director of both the McMaster Archaeological XRF Lab for obsidian characterization and the Stélida Naxos Archaeological Project.