Attila Gyucha

Office: 375 Spaulding
Phone: (716) 645-0414


IEMA Postdoctoral Scholar 2015-2016
Organizer of the Ninth IEMA Visiting Scholar Conference in 2016 entitled ‘Coming Together: Comparative Approaches to Population Aggregation and Early Urbanization


Ph.D. April 2010
Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary
Faculty of Humanities, Department of Pre- and Early History
Thesis: The Early Copper Age in the Körös Region

B.A./M.A. June 1996
József Attila University, Szeged, Hungary
Faculty of Arts, Department of Archaeology

Research Interests:

Prehistoric Europe, Human-Environmental Relationship, Population Nucleation and Urbanism, Spatial Analysis, Ceramic Analysis, Archaeological Method and Theory, Cultural Heritage

Selected Publications:

2015 Gyucha, Attila: Prehistoric Village Social Dynamics: The Early Copper Age in the Körös Region. Prehistoric Research in the Körös Region, Volume II. Archaeolingua Publishing House.

2014 Gyucha, Attila, Paul R. Duffy, and William A. Parkinson:
Prehistoric Human-Environmental Interactions on the Great Hungarian Plain. Anthropologie 51 (2), 157-168.

2013 Gyucha, Attila, and William A. Parkinson:
Archaeological “Cultures” and the Study of Social Interaction: The Emergence of the Early Copper Age Tiszapolgár Culture. In: Moments in Time. Papers presented to Pál Raczky on His 60th Birthday, edited by Alexandra Anders and Gabriella Kulcsár. Prehistoric Studies I. L’Harmattan, Budapest, pp. 521-538.

2011 Gyucha, Attila, Paul R. Duffy, and Tod Frolking:
The Körös Basin from the Neolithic to the Hapsburgs: Linking Settlement Distributions with Pre-Regulation Hydrology Through Multiple Data Set Overlay. Geoarchaeology 26 (3), 392-419.

2010 Gyucha, Attila, William A. Parkinson, and Richard W. Yerkes:
A Multi-Scalar Approach to Settlement Pattern Analysis: The Transition from the Late Neolithic to the Early Copper Age on the Great Hungarian Plain. In: Reimagining Regional Analyses. The Archaeology of Spatial and Social Dynamics, edited by Tina Thurston, and Roderick B. Salisbury. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Cambridge, pp. 100-129.