foto David Quixal Santos
PDI-Ajudant Doctor/A
Cap de Seccio-Servei
Knowledge area: ARCHEOLOGY
Department: Prehistory, Archaeology and Ancient History
6a planta edifici principal. Facultat Geografia i Història. Av. Blasco Ibáñez, 28. 46010 València
(9639) 83649

Degree in History from the Universitat de València with Extraordinary Honor Prize (2006) and Doctor cum laude in Archaeology from the same university (2013). He developed his PhD The Requena-Utiel Plateau in the 2nd-1st centuries BC. The Romanization of the Iberian territory of Kelin under the direction of Prof. Consuelo Mata, in the framework of a pre-doctoral fellowship Cinc Segles UV and with a grant from the Instituto Alicantino de Cultura Juan Gil-Albert. The thesis was later published as a monograph in the Miscellaneous serie of the Servei d'Investigació Prehistòrica (2015). During the realization of the PhD, he developed research stays in the School of Human Evolution & Social Change of the Arizona State University (USA) under the direction of Prof. Michael Barton, in the School of Humanities of the University of Southampton (England) with Prof. Simon Keay and in the Department of Archeology at the University of Glasgow (Scotland) with Prof. Peter Van Dommelen. Subsequently, he got a postdoctoral contract at the Department de Prehistòria, Arqueologia i Història Antiga of the UV, with one year of postdoctoral stay at the Joukowsky Institute for Archeology and the Ancient World of Brown University (USA), again under the supervision of Prof. Peter Van Dommelen. In 2017-2019 he was associate professor at the University of Valencia and the UCH CEU. He is currently assistant professor of Archaeology at UV and also Collaborator Professor at UOC. 

His specialty is the Iberian culture and his line of research is focused on issues about settlement patttern and territory, rural habitat, ceramic production, beekeeping, as well as processes of Romanization of indigenous societies. He has co-directed the archaeological excavations in the Iberian rural settlement of Casa de la Cabeza (Requena, Valencia) from 2010 to 2012, in the metallurgical workshop of Los Chotiles (Sinarcas, Valencia) in 2017 and in the Iberian oppidum of Pico de los Ajos (Yátova, Valencia). In the same way, he has developed 4 surveying campaigns of the Iberian and Roman settlement pattern in the region of Requena-Utiel and participated in numerous excavations in Span and Italy, highlighting his participation in the Project of the Casa di Arianna and Via degli Augustali (Pompeii) by the Servei Municipal d’Arqueologia of the Valencian Local Government.

Subjects taught and teaching methods
Tutorials (course 2021 - 2022)
Second semester
Wednesday de 17:00 a 20:00. 6A PLANTA EDIFICI GEOGRAFIA I HISTORIA
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