Bettina Schulz Paulsson

Senior Lecturer

Department of Historical
Visiting address
Renströmsgatan 6
41255 Göteborg
Postal address
Box 200
40530 Göteborg

About Bettina Schulz Paulsson

Bettina Schulz Paulsson, PhD, researcher, principal investigator ERC-starting grant project NEOSEA

Bettina Schulz Paulsson is a Swiss associate professor of archaeology with a research focus on the Stone Ages. She is particularly interested in scientific dating and methods, megaliths, Stone Age seafaring, Neolithic and rock art studies, science theory and South American anthropology.

Trained in Berlin, Germany, she attended the Human Development in Landscapes Graduate School at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science, Christian Albrechts-Universität in Kiel, where she obtained the PhD degree in Prehistoric archaeology in May 2015. In 2016, following parental leave, she won a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research Fellowship at the Department of Historical Studies, University of Gothenburg with a project on European megalithic art.

Since 2018 she is employed as a researcher and lecturer at the department of Historical studies. As a Bayesian Modeling & Data Analysis Statistical consultant Schulz Paulsson is involved in several national and international projects within contract archaeology and international research projects.

In 2020, she received an ERC Starting Grant for the project NEOSEA (starting November 2020) on early maritime technologies, the rise of seafaring within hunter and gatherer societies in Brittany and maritime transcultural encounters along the coast of megalithic Europe (4700-2500 cal BC).

“Funded by the European Union (ERC, NEOSEA, 949424). Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Research Council Executive Agency. Neither the European Union nor the granting authority can be held responsible for them.”.