Durham University

Department of Archaeology


Dr Eva Fernandez-Dominguez, BSc, MSc, PhD

Associate Professor in the Department of Archaeology
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 41141
Room number: 236

Contact Dr Eva Fernandez-Dominguez (email at eva.fernandez@durham.ac.uk)


  • PhD, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain - Dec 2005
  • MSc Health Expertise (Forensics), Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain 2009
  • BSc Biology, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain - 1998

Previous academic appointments

  • Lecturer in Forensic Anthropology (genetics), Liverpool John Moores University, School of Natural Sciences and Psychology, 2012-2015.
  • Post-doctoral Fellow Fundaçao para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia, Universidade do Algarve. 2011-2012.
  • Post-doctoral Researcher Juan De La Cierva, Universidad Complutense de Madrid. 2008-2010.
  • Research assistant, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2005-2007
  • PhD Fellow, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona. 2004. 
  • PhD Fellow (Generalitat de Catalunya), Universidad de Barcelona. 1999-2003.

Postgraduate supervision

I would be interested in supervising postgraduate students in the following areas:

- Ancient human population genetics

- Modern human population genetics

- Forensic genetics

Research Interests

  • Human population genetics (ancient DNA and modern DNA): genetic diversity, migration, kinship
  • Animal population genetics (ancient DNA and modern DNA): genetic diversity, migration Technical developments for ancient and forensic DNA work (sampling, extraction, genotyping)

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