Dan Hicks

Dan Kicks

Dan Hicks

Dan Hicks is a writer, curator, and professor whose non-fiction engages with questions of art, landscape, memory, identity, and the enduring nature of the colonial past.

Born in Durham, Dan grew up in Birmingham and since 2007 he has been Professor of Contemporary Archaeology at Oxford University, Curator of World Archaeology at the Pitt Rivers Museum, and a Fellow of St Cross College Oxford.

Dan has written for a wide range of publications including The Telegraph, The Guardian, The Art Newspaper, The Times Literary Supplement, Apollo Magazine and New African Magazine. His last book, The Brutish Museums, was listed as one of the New York Times best Art Books of 2020, and he is currently working on a follow-up. He lives in Oxford.

You can find out more about Dan on his website.