Professional Address

Maison de la recherche de l’UT2J (office C127)
5, Allées A. Machado
31058 Toulouse Cedex 9 – France

Academic Background

  • 2009 – PhD, archaeology and palaeocology, PhD school “Spaces, Cultures and Societies” Aix-Marseille University
  • 2002 – Master 2 (DEA) in archaeology and palaeocology, Aix-Marseille University
  • 2001 – Master 1 (Maîtrise) in archaeology and palaeoecology, Aix-Marseille University

Professionnal Experience

  • 2021-2026: Director of GEODE lab
  • 2020: Deputy director of GEODE lab
  • Since 2011: permanent CNRS Researcher
  • 2010-2011: Arkeosite scientific director (archaeological research consultancy)

Current themes:

Forest ecological history in European Mountains (Pyrenees, Alps and Carpathians mainly)
Interactions between human and nature in so-called natural and pristine European forests
Evolution of forest management and silvicultural practices along time

Key words:
Historical ecology, forest archaeology, biocultural diversity, Holocene, charcoal analysis, ancient forest, old-growth forest, metal industries, charcoal making, agro-sylvo-pastoral practices