Wim De Clercq lectures Historical Archaeology in North-Western Europe i.e.: the archaeology of the periods dating from the Roman to Modern times.
He started his career as field-archaeologist directing rescue and preventive operations (trial-trenching, watching briefs, full excavations) in the province of East-Flanders, Belgium for six years. From 2002 onwards he joined Ghent University, first as PhD student, later as a Post-Doctoral researcher and from 2011 as professor. Hecreated the Hisotrical Archaeology Research Group (HARG) and coordinates several research- and PhD-projects, all putting emphasis on the archaeology of the historical periods in NW-Europe.
His particular research interests include: