About Associate Professor Alison Betts

Associate Professor Alison Betts' teaching and research interests include: archaeology and history of nomadic peoples. This research theme has led Associate Professor Betts down a wide variety of paths including the prehistory of the North Arabian steppe, rock art, hunting traps and water harvesting systems, the origins of nomadic pastoralism in the Near East, nomad-state relations, the Bronze Age of Central Asia and the early development of the Zoroastrian faith.