#AlliancesforArtatRisk Participant 17. David Wengrow

David Wengrow, archaeologist and author at his office at UCL Institute of Archaeology in London, England, UK. October 27, 2021.
Tom Jamieson for The New York Times

David Wengrow is Professor of Comparative Archaeology at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London (UCL) and has been a visiting professor at New York University, the University of Auckland, and the University of Freiburg. He is co-author of the New York Times bestseller The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity, and ranked #10 in ArtReview’s ‘Most influential people in the contemporary art world’ (2021). Wengrow has conducted archaeological fieldwork in Africa and the Middle East, and has contributed op-eds to The Guardian, and The New York Times.