Open to PhD applications in the field of Historical Archaeology; Comparative Colonialism; Conflict Transformation; Ethics and Community Engagement; Archaeological Theory.
Public outreach & key achievements
Professor Horning’s research explicitly embeds conflict transformation into archaeological practice, addressing historical legacies of colonialism, racism, and sectarianism.
- Partner with Corrymeela Peace Center in recent community-engaged projects funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, also steering group for Heritage as Reconciliation workshop.
- Elected Director, Board of the Society for Historical Archaeology
- Editor, Archaeological Dialogues (Cambridge University Press)
- Associate Editor, Historical Archaeology (Springer)
- Fellow of the George J Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security & Justice, QUB
- Martha Joukowsky Lectureship, Archaeological Institute of America (2017-2018)
- Keynote speaker, 2015 Rhind Lecture in Archaeology, Society of Antiquaries of Scotland
- CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title of the Year, for Ireland in the Virginian Sea.
- James Mooney Book Award, Southern Anthropological Society (awarded April 2015) for Ireland in the Virginian Sea.
Current QUB students include Naomi Carver and Mazen Iwaisi.
Alumni: Where are they now
Professor Horning has successfully supervised 19 PhD students, who now work in professional sectors including academic, government, and private. One of her most recent students, Dr. Paul Logue (Northern Ireland Department for Communities) won the Society for Historical Archaeology’s 2019 Kathleen Kirk Gilmore Doctoral Dissertation Prize.