Dr Andrew Cochrane

Dr Andrew Cochrane

Lecturer in Archaeology

School of History, Archaeology and Religion

Research interests

  • World prehistory
  • Presentations of the past
  • Human expression and creative practice

Education and qualifications

BA; MA; PhD Cardiff University

Career overview

Andrew Cochrane was recently Project Curator at the British Museum. He has excavated with the Museum of London Archaeology, was a World Art Fellow at the University of East Anglia, and has been a Research Fellow at the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures. In 2008, he developed the WAC 'art and archaeology' exhibitions and conference with Ian Russell.

He has been Project Curator for:

  • the Power of Dogu exhibition (British Museum: 2009)
  • the unearthed exhibition (Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts: 2010)
  • the Ice Age Art exhibition (British Museum: 2013). 

He obtained his PhD in 2007, researching imagery from prehistoric Europe, and was an Associate Lecturer at Cardiff University between 2007 - 2008, teaching Human Origins, Archaeology with Visual Culture, and British Prehistory. 

In recent years, Andrew has greatly enjoyed collaborating with Doug Bailey, Jill Cook, Andy Jones and Simon Kaner.