Roland Fletcher

Portrait of Roland   Fletcher

One of the leading instigators of the Greater Angkor Project, Professor of Theoretical and World Archeology at The University of Sydney (Australia), Roland Fletcher has inspired several multi-disciplinary research campaigns on the Angkor civilization, including the Lidar (airborne laser imaging) survey of Angkor, Phnom Kulen, Beng Melea, Oudong, Koh Ker and other areas.

During three decades, Prof. Roland Fletcher has studied the process of human settlement growth and decline, as part of an analysis of large-scale cultural phenomena over time. His major essay, The Limits of Settlement Growth, was published by Cambridge University Press in 1995, with a completed edition in 2007.