User:Joe Roe

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    BornBatley, United Kingdom
    Current locationBern, Switzerland
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    First edit2005-03-26
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    Hi, I'm Joe. I'm a computational archaeologist, researching the human ecology and cultural evolution of foraging societies in prehistoric Southwest Asia. My homepage has more information about my off-wiki work.

    On Wikipedia, I work on articles about archaeology, biographies of scientists, and a handful of other subjects. I think it's important to address systemic biases in our coverage and I set up the women in archaeology task force to that end. I'm also an administrator on the English Wikipedia and was a member of its Arbitration Committee in 2019–2020.

    I have one alternative account, Joe Roe (mobile).

    Selected contributions[edit]

    New articles[edit]

    Articles I created or expanded from a stub.

    1. Titus (gorilla)
    2. Altan Urag
    3. Material culture
    4. Sintashta culture
    5. First Temperate Neolithic
    6. Tisza culture
    7. Teodor Burada
    8. Société d'Anthropologie de Paris
    9. Srečko Brodar
    10. Jorge R. Acosta
    11. Akuntsu ... that the Akuntsu tribe, victim of a massacre perpetrated by Brazilian cattle ranchers in the 1980s, currently numbers just five individuals?
    12. Indigenous territory (Brazil) ... that there are 672 Indigenous Territories in Brazil, covering about 13% of the country's land area?
    13. Mongol zurag
    14. Ürjingiin Yadamsüren
    15. Vikentiy Khvoyka (from stub)
    16. Hyloscirtus princecharlesi
    17. The World Until Yesterday
    18. Industry (archaeology)
    19. Crystal Bennett
    20. British Institute in Amman ... that the British Institute in Amman was founded by archaeologist Crystal Bennett in 1975 to provide a base for British archaeological expeditions to Jordan?
    21. Lucy Allen Smart
    22. Margaret Ursula Jones ... that Margaret Ursula Jones directed work at Mucking, the largest archaeological excavation ever undertaken in Britain, for thirteen years, while living on site year round in a small caravan?
    23. Arroyo Hondo Pueblo
    24. Nebelivka
    25. Novoarkhanhelsk
    26. Vera Markovna Karelina
    27. Paolo Biagi
    28. Zanna Roberts Rassi
    29. Stephanie Harvey
    30. Glossary of archaeology
    31. Margarida Davina Andreatta
    32. Jeanne Marie Thérèse Vandier d'Abbadie
    33. Elise Jenny Baumgartel
    34. Flotation (archaeology)
    35. Wadi Faynan
    36. Khirbat Faynan
    37. Institute of Archaeology (Oxford)
    38. Chris Gosden
    39. Peter Woodman
    40. Qasr Burqu'
    41. Department of Antiquities
    42. Department of Antiquities (Jordan)
    43. Department of Antiquities (Cyprus)
    44. Tania Ghirshman
    45. List of indigenous territories (Brazil)
    46. Tatiana Warsher
    47. Tel Erani
    48. Digital archaeology
    49. Pahargarh caves
    50. Atlas of Hillforts of Britain and Ireland
    51. List of hillforts on the Isle of Man
    52. Elen Feuerriegel
    53. Frank Hole
    54. Robin Dennell
    55. Riwat Site 55
    56. Kristian Kristiansen (archaeologist)
    57. Lesley J. Gordon
    58. Donald Brian Doe
    59. Bill Epstein
    60. T. Scarlett Epstein
    61. Bagshaw Museum
    62. Untermassfeld fossil site
    63. Howley Hall
    64. Michael Mortimer Wheeler
    65. Swanpool, Lincoln
    66. Sanjay Ghemawat
    67. Derek R. Peterson
    68. John Catt
    69. Irina Rusanova
    70. Yusra
    71. Ufuk Esin
    72. Marcel Martel (musician)
    73. Birgitta Wallace
    74. E. C. L. During Caspers
    75. Elizabeth Augustus Whitehead
    76. Sally McBrearty
    77. Andrew Hill (anthropologist)
    78. Gizzle ... that American rapper Gizzle worked as a ghostwriter for other hip hop artists before releasing her debut mixtape in 2017?
    79. Arabian sand gazelle
    80. Women in archaeology
    81. Hans Helbæk
    82. Caitlin E. Buck
    83. Angela von den Driesch
    84. Lamia Al-Gailani Werr
    85. Dana Lepofsky ... that according to research led by Dana Lepofsky, some clam gardens on the Pacific Northwest Coast are up to 3,500 years old?
    86. Andrew Woods (archaeologist)
    87. Roger Jacobi
    88. Rossiyskaya arkheologiya
    89. Joan J. Taylor
    90. Lodian culture
    91. Wadi Raba culture
    92. Anna Belfer-Cohen
    93. La Pagoda
    94. Robert H. Dyson
    95. Winifred M. Crompton
    96. Gary Lock
    97. Neolithic demographic transition
    98. Marion Stirling Pugh
    99. Vassilios Tzaferis
    100. Gilbert Kaenel
    101. Aino Kann Rasmussen
    102. Wadi Hammeh 27
    103. Hafiz Patel
    104. Baaz Rockshelter
    105. Olena Vasylivna Tsvek
    106. Michael Balter
    107. Jocelyn Orchard
    108. Dhuweila
    109. El Wad
    110. Mátyás Vremir
    111. Mads Kähler Holst
    112. R package
    113. Peter Dalgaard
    114. Roger Bivand
    115. Keith Kintigh
    116. Karen Marie Christensen
    117. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory
    118. Valentine Roux
    119. Archaeometry (journal)
    120. Journal of Field Archaeology
    121. Boncuklu Tarla
    122. Tony Waldron
    123. Hasan Awad
    124. Nebekian culture
    125. 'Ayn Qasiyya
    126. KPS-75
    127. Bullshit job
    128. Dorian Fuller
    129. Edward B. Banning
    130. Trevor Watkins
    131. Kfar HaHoresh (archaeological site)
    132. Netiv HaGdud (archaeological site)
    133. Wadi Shuʿeib (archaeological site)
    134. Hugh O'Neill Hencken
    135. Boncuklu Höyük
    136. Alexis Mallon ... that in 1929, the world press proclaimed Teleilat el Ghassul to be the biblical Sodom and Gomorrah, but Father Alexis Mallon, the site's excavator, disagreed?
    137. Shoddy
    138. René Neuville
    139. Otto E. Ravn
    140. The Apportionment of Human Diversity
    141. List of archaeology journals
    142. Anthony Harding (archaeologist)

    Other articles[edit]

    Articles I didn't create, but significantly rewrote or collaborated on with other editors.


    Uploaded to Commons.

    Maps and illustrations[edit]

    Uploaded to Commons. Many of these were requests from the map workshop.



    (Barnstars etc. copied from my talk page)

    • Peace Barnstar Hires.png The Barnstar of Diplomacy Thank you for such a wonderful contribution. Kioumarsi (talk) 15:00, 5 October 2022 (UTC)
    • Brilliant Idea Barnstar Hires.png What a Brilliant Idea Barnstar hank you for coming up with the idea for Administrative action review and seeing it through the RfC process. Not only is it a solution to a concrete gap in our review processes, it promises cultural change by challenging the equation of sysop and administrator. I'm looking forward to its impacts, and I'm excited to working together to ensure it succeeds. Wug·a·po·des 19:52, 15 December 2021 (UTC)
    • Mountainous Barnstar.png The Mountain Of Crap Barnstar Anyone who climbs half a megabyte of AfD deserves to have something waiting for them at the top. jp×g 03:43, 3 December 2021 (UTC)
    • Administrator Barnstar Hires.png The Admin's Barnstar For taking on the challenge of closing the biggest and arguably most contentious AfD in Wikipedia history. clpo13(talk) 18:47, 1 December 2021 (UTC)
    • Bennycarterpatienceandfortitude.jpg The Patience is a Virtue Award Thank you for having patience with my endless questions :) Tyrone Madera (talk) 20:01, 13 May 2021 (UTC)
    • Meissen-teacup pinkrose01.jpg A cup of tea for you! For making Winifred M. Crompton's page so fast! You deserve a nice cuppa! Lajmmoore (talk) 21:13, 9 March 2020 (UTC)
    • Special Barnstar Hires.png The Special Barnstar. A Gorilla told me you wrote most of an open letter. Thank you. GRuban (talk) 18:52, 1 July 2019 (UTC)
    • Photographer Barnstar.png The Photographer's Barnstar. You've helped out a ton with your photos to WP! thanks! Redditaddict69 (talk) (contribs) 21:10, 10 September 2018 (UTC)
    • NPPbarnstar SE.png Special Edition New Page Patroller's Barnstar for completing over 100 reviews during the 2018 June Backlog Drive, please accept this Special Edition Barnstar. Thank you for helping out at New Page Patrol and keep up the good work. Cheers! — Insertcleverphrasehere (or here) 01:58, 1 July 2018 (UTC)
    • Kitten-stare.jpg Thanks for your kind words and the advice that you provided to me related to the doubts that I wanted to clarify about the redirects and page moves. You have made me cool and happy with your kindful efforts. Thanks a lot and happy editing. Abishe (talk) 13:05, 1 December 2017 (UTC)
    • Cup-o-coffee-simple.svgk6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 17:42, 30 November 2017 (UTC)
    • Export hell seidel steiner.png Cheers! Joshua Jonathan -Let's talk! 20:39, 30 November 2017 (UTC)
    • Cornflower blue Yogo sapphire.jpg
      Precious #1785 for archeological culture – Thank you for quality articles around archeology and its people, such as Margaret Ursula Jones and British Institute in Amman, for Indigenous territory (Brazil), for {{Infobox archaeological culture}} and related images, maps and diagrams, for service from 2006, and now also offering admin service, - Joe, you are an awesome Wikipedian! --Gerda Arendt (talk) 17:49, 30 November 2017 (UTC)
    • NPPbarnstar.jpg The New Page Patroller's Barnstar. For being one of the top 100 reviewers of the past year. Thank you for your service! — Insertcleverphrasehere (or here) 22:01, 23 November 2017 (UTC)
    • Special Barnstar Hires.png The Special Barnstar. thank u for the information given to me. please see the question again.i will detail it more.please refer it more. Thank you anyway. jordan (talk) 14:55, 30 January 2017 (UTC)
    • Gaufre biscuit.jpg Thanks for your help in the Teahouse. Regards from the Netherlands – Amin (Talk)
    • Three barn caves for the three initiatiors and creative minds behind Template:Navbox prehistoric caves‎; User:Joe Roe, User:Doug Weller, and User:Wikirictor! Not archaeological though, but wow... Tisquesusa (talk) 21:35, 2 August 2016 (UTC)
    • Editors Barnstar Hires.png The Editor's Barnstar. For brilliant editing --Saukkomies talk 16:45, 31 May 2011 (UTC)

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    Block/Reblock 179
    Protection/Unprotection 43
    RevDel 39
    User rights 127