Lothar Von Falkenhausen
Professor, Department of Art History and Associate Director, Cotsen Institute
Phone: (310) 825-6046
Fax: (310) 206-4723
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1988
Areas of Interest
Archaeology of China, East and Inner Asia, coordination of archaeological materials and historical sources on ancient China, economic history and history of science and technology
Since 1999, Professor von Falkenhausen has served as the American co-PI of the ongoing UCLA-Peking University Joint Project on Landscape Archaeology and Ancient Salt Production in the Sichuan Region. Excavations are in progress at Zhongba, a deeply stratified site located next to a brine well that was industrially exploited until 1964.