Mark Hudson


Mark Hudson is a Professor of Anthropology at the University of West Kyushu. His research interests include the Jomon and Yayoi periods of Japan. For the project, he will focus on the resilience of hunter-gatherer populations from Hokkaido to Alaska, integrating data from archaeology, biological anthropology, and health sciences.


Phone: 81 0952 524191 Ext. 780

Fax: 81 0952 514481

University of West Kyushu
4490-9 Osaki, Kanzaki, Saga
842-8585, JAPAN


Hudson M, lewallen a.n. and M Watson (eds.) 2013. Beyond Ainu Studies: Changing Academic and Public Perspectives, Hawai‘i U Press.

Hudson M. 2013. The ethnohistory and anthropology of ‘modern' hunter-gatherers: North Japan (Ainu). In: Vicki Cummings, Peter Jordan and Marek Zvelebil, eds. The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology and Anthropology of Hunter-Gatherer Societies (Oxford: Oxford University Press).

Hudson M. 2013. Ainu and hunter-gatherer studies. In: Mark Hudson, ann-elise lewallen and Mark Watson, eds. Beyond Ainu Studies: Changing Academic and Public Perspectives (Hawai‘i U Press)

Hudson M. 2013. Japan: archaeology. In: I. Ness, ed. The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration, Volume 1 Prehistory. Wiley-Blackwell.

M. Aoyama, Hudson M. 2013. Minamata as negative heritage: implications for Fukushima. Pacific Geographies 40: 23-28.

Bakail Hokkaido archaeology project