Robin Torrence

Dr Robin Torrence

  • Post Nominals: FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 1999
  • Section(s): Archaeology


Robin Torrence is Senior Research Scientist of the Anthropology Collection at the Australian Museum. Her research interests include archaeology, the roles of ancient material culture in people’s daily lives, social strategies and long terms adaption, the manufacture, design and exchange of tools and how it can help people minimise risk, Anthropology. She has conducted fieldwork in Greece, Papua New Guinea and eastern Russia.

Acknowledgement of Country

The Australian Academy of the Humanities recognises Australia’s First Nations Peoples as the traditional owners and custodians of this land, and their continuous connection to country, community and culture.