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Department of Human Evolution

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig

phone: +49 (341) 3550 - 350
fax: +49 (0341) 3550 - 399

e-mail: streiber@[>>> Please remove the brackets! <<<]eva.mpg.de

Curriculum Vitae


2004-2010 PhD Palaeolithic Zooarchaeology,
University College London, UK
Dissertation: A contextual approach to the study of faunal remains from Lower and Middle Palaeolithic Sites in Britain.
Supervisors: Dr Louise Martin and Mark Roberts (University College London). Examiners: Prof. Clive Gamble (University of Southampton); Prof. Thijs van Kolfschoten (University of Leiden).
2002-2003MSc Human Palaeoecology (distinction)
University College London, UK
1999-2002BSc Archaeology (upper second class honours)
University College London, UK

Academic Positions

Sept 2017-ongoingPost-Doctoral researcher
(Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (MPI-EVA), Leipzig, Germany)
Post-Doctoral researcher recording, analysing and interpreting the faunal assemblages from the Middle and Upper Palaeolithic sites of Ranis (Germany) and Bacho Kiro (Bulgaria).
March 2016-Aug 2017DAAD Post-Doctoral Researchers International Mobility Experience fellow
Project: Key transitions in hominin subsistence behaviour: A zooarchaeological comparison of subsistence behaviour in the Eurasian Lower/Middle Palaeolithic and African Early/Middle Stone Age
Collaborators: Dr Teresa Steele (UC Davis); Prof. Sabine Gaudzinski-Windheuser (University of Mainz).
Oct 2015-Feb 2016Parental leave
June 2015-ongoingVisiting professor
(Lanzhou University, China) 
Feb 2012-Feb 2015 Post-Doctoral researcher
(MONREPOS Archaeological Research Centre)
Project: Neumark Nord 2 (Germany): Exploring an Eemian Interglacial Landscape.
PI: Prof. Sabine Gaudzinski-Windheuser (MONREPOS) & Prof. Wil Roebroeks (University of Leiden)

Awards and Funding

2015DAAD PRIME 18-month postdoctoral fellowship
€ 80,000
2014University of Nevada Scholarship
for Society for American Archaeology Conference

2014DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Conference Award
to present in Greece

2013The Prehistoric Society Research Fund (UK)
for fieldwork at Oosthoven (Belgium)

2013Society of Antiquaries (London) Funding
for fieldwork at Oosthoven
2011Quaternary Research Fund (Quaternary Research Association)
for La Cotte de St Brelade


Professional Involvement


Elected Regular Board Member: European Society for Study of Human Evolution (ESHE)
  • Reviewer for
    • Journal of Human Evolution
    • Journal of Archaeological Science
    • Quaternary International
    • Quartär
    • British Archaeological Reports
    • Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences (Springer) 
    • Environmental Archaeology: the Journal of Human Palaeoecology
    • Papers from the Institute of Archaeology (PIA) 
    • Environmental Science and Paleobiology (Springer)
  • Member of
    • the European Society for the Study of Human Evolution (ESHE)
    • the International Council for Archaeozoology (ICAZ)