Complete peer-reviewed: 93  ·  h-index: 36 ·   Total citations: >7200

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

  1. Brown, S., Massilani, D., Kozlikin, M.B…Douka, K. 2022. The earliest Denisovans and their cultural adaptation. Nature Ecology Evolution Nature Ecology Evolution 6, 28-35.
  1. Frouin, M., Douka, K., Dave, A.K., Schwenninger, J.L., Mercier, N., Murray, A.S., Santaniello, F., Boschian, G., Grimaldi, S., Higham, T., 2022. A refined chronology for the Middle and early Upper Paleolithic sequence of Riparo Mochi (Liguria, Italy). Journal of Human Evolution169, p.103211
  1. Wang, F.G., Yang, S.X., Ge, J.Y., Ollé, A., Zhao, K.L., Yue, J.P., Rosso, D.E., Douka, K., Guan, Y., Li, W.Y. and Yang, H.Y., 2022. Innovative ochre processing and tool use in China 40,000 years ago. Nature, 1-6.
  2. Slimak, L., Zanolli, C., Higham, T., Frouin, M., Schwenninger, J.L., Arnold, L.J., Demuro, M., Douka, K., Mercier, N., Guérin, G. and Valladas, H., 2022. Modern human incursion into Neanderthal territories 54,000 years ago at Mandrin, France. Science Advances 8(6), eabj9496.
  3. Roberts, P., Douka, K., Tromp, M., Bedford, S., Hawkins, S., Bouffandeau, L., Ilgner, J., Lucas, M., Marzo, S., Hamilton, R., Ambrose, W. 2022. Fossils, fish and tropical forests: prehistoric human adaptations on the island frontiers of Oceania. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B377(1849), 20200495.
  4. Gatti, L., Lugli, F., Sciutto, G., Zangheri, M., Prati, S., Mirasoli, M., Silvestrini, S., Benazzi, S., Tütken, T., Douka, K. and Collina, C., 2022. Combining elemental and immunochemical analyses to characterize diagenetic alteration patterns in ancient skeletal remains. Scientific Reports12(1), 1-14.
  5. Pinhasi, R. and Douka, K. 2021. Before and after farming: The genetic structure of South China and Southeast Asia. Cell 184(14), 3597-3598.
  6. Álvarez-Fernández, E., Pardo, J.F.J., Arias, P., Bécares, J., Martín-Jarque, S., Portero, R., Teira, L., Douka, K. 2021. Radiocarbon dates for the late Pleistocene and Early Holocene occupations of Cova Rosa (Ribadesella, Asturias, Spain). Radiocarbon 63(3), 1053-1072.
  1. Brown, S., Douka, K., Collins, M. and Richter, K.K., 2021. On the standardization of ZooMS nomenclature. Journal of Proteomics 235, 104041.
  1. Wang, N., Brown, S., Ditchfield, P., Hebestreit, S., Kozilikin, M., Luu, S., Oshan, W., Grimaldi, S., Chazan, M., Horwitz Kolska, L., Spriggs, M.m Summerhayes, Gl, Shunkov, M., Korzow Richter, K., Douka, K., 2021. Testing the efficacy and comparability of ZooMS protocols on archaeological bone. Journal of Proteomics 233, 104078.
  2. Martinón-Torres, M., D’errico, F., Santos, E., Álvaro Gallo, A., Amano, N., Archer, W., … Douka, K…, Petraglia, M. D. 2021. Earliest known human burial in Africa. Nature 593 (7857), 95-100.
  3. Janzen, A., Richter, K.K., Mwebi, O., Brown, S., Onduso, V., Gatwiri, F., Ndiema, E., Katongo, M., Goldstein, S.T., Douka, K. and Boivin, N., 2021. Distinguishing African bovids using Zooarchaeology by Mass Spectrometry (ZooMS): New peptide markers and insights into Iron Age economies in Zambia. PloS one16(5), p.e0251061.
  4. Dinnis, R., Bessudnov, A.A., Reynolds, N., Khlopachev, G.A., Sablin, M., Sinitsyn, A., Higham, T., Douka, K., 2021. The tempo of cultural change in the Kostenki Upper Paleolithic: further insights. Radiocarbon63(3), pp.785-803.
  5. Higham, T.F.G. and Douka, K., 2021. The reliability of late radiocarbon dates from the Paleolithic of southern China. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences118(22), p.e2103798118.
  6. Heydari-Guran, S., Douka, K., Higham, T., Münzel, S.C., Deckers, K., Hourshid, S., Naderi, R., Asiabani, S. and Ghasidian, E., 2021. Early upper palaeolithic occupation at Gelimgoush cave, Kermanshah; West-Central Zagros mountains of Iran. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 38,103050.
  7. Adamczak, K., Kowalski, Ł., Urbanová, P., Douka, K., Brown, S., Kowalski, A.P., Kukawka, S., Wilczyński, J., Szczepańska, G. and Zawilski, P., 2021. New evidence for deer valorisation by the TRB farmers from Poland using ZooMS and micro-CT scanning. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 40, 103230.
  8. Barton, R.N.E., Belhouchet, L., Collcutt, S.N., Aouadi, N., Albert, P.G., Douka, K., Drake, N., Linderholm, L., Macphail, R.I., McLean, D. and Mekki, H. 2021. New insights into the late Middle Stone Age occupation of Oued el Akarit, southern Tunisia. Libyan Studies 52, 12-35.
  9. Taylor, W. T., Pruvost, M., Posth, C., Rendu, W., Krajcarz, M. T., Abdykanova, A., Douka, K….Shnaider, S. 2021. Evidence for early dispersal of domestic sheep into Central Asia. Nature Human Behaviour 5(9), 1169-1179.
  1. Reade, H., Grimm, S.B., Tripp, J.A., Neruda, P., Nerudová, Z., Roblíčková, M., Sayle, K.L., Kearney, R., Brown, S., Douka, K., Higham, T.F., Stevens R.E. 2021. Magdalenian and Epimagdalenian chronology and palaeoenvironments at Kůlna Cave, Moravia, Czech Republic. Archaeological and anthropological sciences 13(1), 1-20.
  1. Bessudnov, A., Sinitsyn, A., Dinnis, R., Artuyshenko, A., Lada, A., Stepanova, K., Maluytina, A., Bessudnova, M., Petrova, E. and Douka, K., 2021. Kostenki 17 (Spitsynskaya): New Data on the Stratigraphy, Chronology and Conditions of the Occurrence of the Cultural Layers. Stratum Plus 2021, (1), 163-198.
  1. Douka, K., Chiotti, L., Nespoulet, R., Higham, T., 2020. A refined chronology for the Gravettian sequence of Abri Pataud. Journal of Human Evolution141, p.102730.
  1. Belousova, N.E., Fedorchenko, A.Y., Rybin, E.P., Seletskiy, M.V., Brown, S., Douka, K. and Higham, T., 2020. The Early Upper Palaeolithic bone industry of the Central Altai, Russia: new evidence from the Kara-Bom site. Antiquity, 94(377).
  1. Fedorchenko, A.Y., Taylor, W.T., Sayfulloev, N.N., Brown, S., Rendu, W., Krivoshapkin, A.I., Douka, K.and Shnaider, S.V., 2020. Early occupation of High Asia: New insights from the ornaments of the Oshhona site in the Pamir mountains. Quaternary International559, 174-187.
  1. Moreira, V.N., Macario, K.D., Guimarães, R.B., Dias, F.F., Araujo, J.C., Jesus, P., Douka, K. 2020. Aragonite fraction dating of Vermetids in the context of paleo sea-level curves reconstruction. Radiocarbon 62(2), 335-348.
  1. Wedage, O., Roberts, P., Faulkner, P., Crowther, A., Douka, K., Picin, A., Blinkhorn, J., Deraniyagala, S., Boivin, N., Petraglia, M., Amano, N. 2020. Late Pleistocene to early-Holocene rainforest foraging in Sri Lanka: Multidisciplinary analysis at Kitulgala Beli-lena. Quaternary Science Reviews 231, 106200.
  1. Álvarez-Fernández, E., Bécares, J., Jordá Pardo, J. F., …, Douka, K.,…, Arias, P. 2020. Palaeoenvironmental and chronological context of human occupations at El Cierro cave (Northern Spain) during the transition from the late Upper Pleistocene to the early Holocene. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 29, 102138. 
  1. Taylor, W. T. T., Clark, J., Bayarsaikhan, J., …, Douka, K., Jones. E.L., Boivin, N. 2020. Early Pastoral Economies and Herding Transitions in Eastern Eurasia. Scientific Reports10(1), 1–15.
  1. Douka, K., Slon, V., Jacobs, J., Bronk Ramsey, C., Shunkov, M.V., Derevianko, A.P., Mafessoni, F., Kozlikin, M.B. Li, Bo, Grün, R., Comeskey, D. Devièse, T., Brown, S., Viola, B., Kinsley, L., Buckley, M., Meyer, M., Roberts, R.G., Pääbo, S., Kelso, J., Higham, T. 2019. Age estimates for hominin fossils and the onset of the Upper Palaeolithic at Denisova Cave. Nature 565(7741), 640-644.
  1. Douka, K., Brown, S., Higham, T., Pääbo, S., Derevianko, A., Shunkov, M. 2019. FINDER Project: Collagen fingerprinting (ZooMS) for the identification of new human fossils in Palaeolithic faunal assemblages. Antiquity 93:e1. 
  1. Higham, C.F., Higham, T.F., Douka, K. 2019. Dating the Bronze Age of Southeast Asia. Why does it matter? Journal of Indo-Pacific Archaeology 43: 43-67. 
  1. Narasimhan, VM., Patterson, N., Moorjani, P., Rohland, N., … Douka, K., …Pinhasi, R., Reich, D. 2019. The formation of human populations in South and Central Asia. Science 365 (6457), eaat7487.
  1. Wedage, O., Amano, N., Langley, M.C., Douka, K., Blinkhorn, J., Crowther, A., Deraniyagala, S., Kourampas, N., Simpson, I., Perera, N., Picin, A., Boivin, N., Petraglia, M. and Roberts, P. 2019. Specialized rainforest hunting by Homo sapiens ~45,000 years ago. Nature Communications 10 (1), 739.
  1. Wedage, O., Picin. A., Blinkhorn, J., Douka, K., Deraniyagala, S., Kourampas, N., Simpson, I., Boivin, N., Petraglia, M., Roberts, P. 2019. Microliths in the South Asian rainforest ~45-4 ka: New insights from Fa-Hien Lena Cave, Sri Lanka. PLoS ONE 14(10), e0222606. 
  1. Hausmann, N., Meredith-Williams, M., Douka, K., Inglis, R.H., Bailey, G. 2019. Quantifying spatial variability in shell midden formation in the Farasan Islands, Saudi Arabia. PLoS ONE 14(6), e0217596.
  1. Degano I., Soriano S., Villa P., Pollarolo, L., Lucejko, J.J., Jacobs, Z., Douka, K., Vitagliano, S., Tozzi, C.2019. Hafting of Middle Paleolithic tools in Latium (central Italy): New data from Fossellone and Sant’Agostino caves. PLoS ONE 14(6), e0213473.
  1. Schaarschmidt, M., Fu, X., Li, B., Marwick, B., Khaing, K., Douka, K. and Roberts, R.G. 2019. pIRIR and IR-RF dating of archaeological deposits at Badahlin and Gu Myaung Caves – First luminescence ages for Myanmar. Quaternary Geochronology 49, 262-270.
  1. Desmond, A., Barton, N., Bouzouggar, A., Douka, K., Fernandez, P., Humphrey, L., Morales, J., Turner, E., Buckley, M. 2018. ZooMS identification of bone tools from the North African Later Stone Age. Journal of Archaeological Science 98, 149-157.
  1. Slon, V., Mafessoni, F., Vernot, B., de Filippo, C., Grote, S., Viola, B., Hajdinjak, M., Peyrégne, S., Nagel, S., Brown, S., Douka, K., Higham, T., Kozlikin, M.B., Shunkov, M.V., Derevianko, A.P., Kelso, J., Meyer, M., Prüfer, K. and Pääbo, S. 2018. The genome of the offspring of a Neanderthal mother and a Denisovan father. Nature 561 (7721), 113-116.
  1. Taylor, W., Shnaider, S., Abdykanova, A., Fages, A., Welker, F., Irmer, F., Seguin-Orlando, A., Khan, N., Douka, K., Kolobova, K., Orlando, L., Krivoshapkin, A. and Boivin, N. 2018. Early pastoral economies along the Ancient Silk Road: Biomolecular evidence from the Alay Valley, Kyrgyzstan. PLOS ONE 13 (10), e0205646.
  1. Dinnis, R., Bessudnov, A. A., Reynolds, N., Douka, K., Dudin, A. E., Khlopachev, G. A., Sablin, M. V., Sinitsyn, A. A., Higham, T.F.G. 2018. The Age of the ‘Anosovka-Tel’manskaya Culture’ and the Issue of a Late Streletskian at Kostёnki 11, SW Russia.  Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society, 1–20. 
  1. Castillo, C.C., Higham, C.F.W., Miller, K., Chang, N., Douka, K., Higham, T.F.G., Fuller, DQ. 2018. Social responses to climate change in Iron Age north-east Thailand: New archaeobotanical evidence. Antiquity92 (365), 1274-1291.
  1. Moroni, A., Ronchitelli, A., Arrighi, S, Aureli, D., Bailey, S., Boscato, P., Boschin, F., Capecchi, G, Crezzini, J, Douka, K., Marciani, G, Panetta, D, Ranaldo, F., Ricci, S., Scaramucci, S., Spagnolo, V., Benazzi, S., Gambassini, P. 2018. Grotta del Cavallo (Apulia-Southern Italy). The Uluzzian in the mirror. Journal of Anthropological Sciences 96, 1-36.
  1. Shipton, C., Roberts, P., Archer, W., Armitage, S.J., Bita, C., Blinkhorn, J., Courtney-Mustaphi, C., Crowther, A., Curtis, R., Errico, F.d., Douka, K., Faulkner, P., Groucutt, H.S., Helm, R., Herries, A.I.R., Jembe, S., Kourampas, N., Lee-Thorp, J., Marchant, R., Mercader, J., Marti, A.P., Prendergast, M.E., Rowson, B., Tengeza, A., Tibesasa, R., White, T.S., Petraglia, M.D., Boivin, N., 2018. 78,000-year-old record of Middle and Later Stone Age innovation in an East African tropical forest. Nature Communications 9, 1832. 
  1. Bae, C.J., Douka, K., Petraglia, M.D. 2017. On the origin of modern humans: Asian Perspectives. Science 358, 1269.
  1. Bae, C.J., Douka, K., Petraglia, M.D. 2017 (Eds) Human colonization of Asia in the Late Pleistocene. Current Anthropology 58 (S17).
  1. Douka, K., Higham, T. 2017. The chronological factor in understanding the Middle and Upper Palaeolithic of Eurasia. Current Anthropology 58 (S17), S480-S490. 
  1. Douka, K., Slon, V., Stringer, C., Potts, R., Hübner, A., Meyer, M., Spoor, F., Pääbo, S., Higham, T. 2017. Direct radiocarbon dating and DNA analysis of the Darra-i-Kur (Afghanistan) human temporal bone. Journal of Human Evolution 107, 86-93.
  1. Douka, K., Efstratiou, N., Hald, M., Henriksen, P., & Karetsou, A. 2017. Dating Knossos and the arrival of the earliest Neolithic in the southern Aegean. Antiquity 91(356), 304-321. 
  1. Becerra-Valdivia, L., Douka, K., Comeskey, D., Bazgir, B., Conard, N. J., Marean, C. W., Ollé, A., Otte, M., Tumung, L., Zeidi, M., Higham, T.F.G. 2017. Chronometric investigations of the Middle to Upper Paleolithic transition in the Zagros Mountains using AMS radiocarbon dating and Bayesian age modelling. Journal of Human Evolution 109, 57–69.
  1. Bazgir, B., Ollé, A., Tumung, L., Becerra-Valdivia, L., Douka, K., Higham, T., van der Made, J., Picin, A., Saladié, P., López-García, J.M., Blain, H.-Al., Allué, E., Fernández-Garcí­a, M., Rey-Rodríguez, I., Arceredillo, D., Bahrololoumi, F., Azimi, M., Otte, M. & Carbonell, E. 2017. Understanding the emergence of modern humans and the disappearance of Neanderthals: Insights from Kaldar Cave (Khorramabad Valley, Western Iran). Scientific Reports 7, 43460.
  1. Proctor, C., Douka, K., Proctor, J.W. and Higham, T. 2017. The Age and Context of the KC4 Maxilla, Kent’s Cavern, UK. European Journal of Archaeology 20(1), 74–97. 
  1. Brown, S., Higham, T., Slon, V., Pääbo, S., Meyer, M., Douka, K., Brock, F., Comeskey, D., Procopio, N., Shunkov, M., Derevianko, A., Buckley, M. 2016. Identification of a new hominin bone from Denisova Cave, Siberia using collagen fingerprinting and mitochondrial DNA analysis. Scientific Reports 6, 23559. 
  1. Álvarez-Fernández, E. Álvarez-Alonso, D., Bécares, J., Carral, P., Carriol, R.P. Chauvin, A., Cubas, M., Cueto, M., Domingo, R., Douka, K., Elorza, M., Jordá-Pardo, J.F., Murelaga, X., Portero, R., Rivero, O., Tapia, J., Tarriño, A., Teira, L.C. 2016. Nouvelles données sur le Magdalénien inférieur de la Région Cantabrique: le Niveau F de la grotte de El Cierro (Ribadesella, Asturies, Espagne). L’Anthropologie 120 (5), 537-567.
  1. Willmes, M., Grün, R., Douka, K, Michel, V., Armstrong, R.A., Benson, A., Crégut-Bonnoure, E., Desclaux, E., Fang Fang, Kinsley, L., Saos, T., Defleur. A.R. 2016. A comprehensive chronology of the Neanderthal site Moula-Guercy, Ardèche, France. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 9, 309–319. 
  1. Crowther, A., Lucas, L., Helm, R., Horton, M., Shipton, C., Wright, H. T., Walshaw, S., Pawlowicz, M., Radimilahy, C., Douka, K., Picornell-Gelabert, L., Fuller, D. Q (傅稻镰), Boivin, N.L. 2016. Ancient Crops Provide First Archaeological Signature of the Westward Austronesian Expansion. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA  113 (24), 6635–6640. 
  1. Crowther, A., Faulkner, P., Prendergast, M.E., Quintana Morales, E.M., Horton, M., Wilmsen, E., Kotarba-Morley, A.M., Christie, A., Petek, N., Tibesasa, R., Douka, K., Picornell-Gelabert, L., Carah, X., Boivin, N. 2016. Coastal subsistence, maritime trade, and the colonization of small offshore islands in Eastern African prehistory. Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology 11(2), 211–237. 
  1. Macario, K.D., Alves, E.Q., Chanca, I.S., Oliveira, F.M., Carvalho, C., Souza, R., Aguilera, O., Tenório, M.E., Rapagnã, L.C., Douka, K., Silva, E. 2016. The Usiminas shellmound on the Cabo Frio Island: Marine reservoir effect in an upwelling region on the coast of Brazil. Quaternary Geochronology 35, 36–42.
  1. Soubrier J, Gower G, Chen K, Richards SM, Llamas B, Mitchell KJ, Ho SYW, Kosintsev P, Lee MSY, Baryshnikov G, Bollongino R, Bover P, Burger J, Chivall D, Crégut-Bonnoure E, Decker JE, Doronichev VB, Douka K, Fordham DA, Fontana F, Fritz C, Glimmerveen J, Golovanova LV, Groves C, Guerreschi A, Haak W, Higham T, Hofman-Kamińska E, Immel A, Julien MA, Krause J, Krotova O, Langbein F, Larson G, Rohrlach A, Scheu A, Schnabel RD, Taylor JF, Tokarska M, Tosello G, van der Plicht J, van Loenen A, Vigne JD, Wooley O, Orlando L, Kowalczyk R, Shapiro B, Cooper A. 2016. Early cave art and ancient DNA record the origin of European bison. Nature Communications 7, 13158.
  1. Shipton C, Crowther A, Prendergast ME, Kourampas N, Horton M, Douka K., Schwenninger, J-L, Faulkner, P., Quintana Morales, E.M., Langley, M.C., Tibesasa, R., Picornell-Gelabert, L., Wilmsen, E.N., Doherty, C., Veall, M., Ali, A. K., Petraglia. M. D., Boivin, N. 2016. Reinvestigation of Kuumbi Cave, Zanzibar, reveals Later Stone Age coastal habitation, early Holocene abandonment, and Iron Age reoccupation. Azania 51(2), 197-233.
  1. Palkopoulou, E., Baca, M., Abramson, N. I., Sablin, M., Socha, P., Nadachowski, A., Prost, S., Germonpré, M., Kosintsev, P., Smirnov, N. G., Vartanyan, S., Ponomarev, D., Nyström, J., Nikolskiy, P., Jass, C. N., Litvinov, Y. N., Kalthoff, D. C., Grigoriev, S., Fadeeva, T., Douka, A., Higham, T. F.G., Ersmark, E., Pitulko, V., Pavlova, E., Stewart, J. R., Węgleński, P., Stankovic, A., Dalén, L. 2016. Synchronous genetic turnovers across Western Eurasia in Late Pleistocene collared lemmings. Global Change Biology 22 (5), 1710–1721.
  1. Douka, K., Bergman, K., Higham, T.F.G. 2015. Statistical and archaeological errors invalidate the proposed chronology for the site of Ksar Akil. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 112 (51), E7034. 
  1. Villa, P., Pollarolo, L., Degano, I., Birolo, L., Paserto, M., Biagioni, C., Douka, K., Vinciguerra, R., Lucejko, J.J., Wadley, L. 2015. Early evidence of tempera paint in the Middle Stone Age of South Africa. PLoS ONE 10(6), e0131273.
  1. Higham, C.F.W., Douka, K., Higham, T.F.G. 2015. A New Chronology for the Bronze Age of Northeastern Thailand and Its Implications for Southeast Asian Prehistory. PLoS ONE 10(9), e0137542.
  1. Kourampas, N., Shipton, C., Mills, W., Tibesasa, R., Horton, H., Horton, M., Prendergast, M., Crowther, A., Douka, K., Faulkner, P., Picornell, L., Boivin, N. 2015. Late Quaternary speleogenesis and landscape evolution in a tropical carbonate island: Pango la Kuumbi (Kuumbi Cave), Zanzibar. International Journal of Speleology 44, 293-314. 
  1. Gavrilov, K.N., Voskresenskaya E.V., Maschenko, E.N., Douka, K. 2015. East Gravettian Khotylevo 2 site: Stratigraphy, archeozoology, and spatial organization of the cultural layer at the newly explored area of the site. Quaternary International 359–360, 335–346.
  1. Macario, K.D., Souza, R.C.C.L., Aguilera, O.A., Carvalho, C., Oliveira, F.M., Alves, E.Q., Chanca, I.S., Silva, E.P., Douka, K., Decco, J., Trindade, D.C., Marques, A.N., Anjos, R.M., Pamplona, F.C. 2015. Marine reservoir effect on the Southeastern coast of Brazil: results from the Tarioba shellmound paired samples. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 143, 14-19.
  1. Higham, T.F.G., Douka, K., Wood, R., Bronk Ramsey, C., Brock, F., Basell, L., Camps, M., Arrizabalaga, A., Baena, J., Barroso-Ruíz, C., Bergman, C., Boitard, C., Boscato, P., Caparrós, M., Conard, N.J., Draily, C., Froment, A., Galván, B., Gambassini, P., Garcia-Moreno, A., Grimaldi, S., Haesaerts, P., Holt, B., Iriarte-Chiapusso, M-J., Jelinek, A., Jordá Pardo, J.F., Maíllo-Fernández, J-M., Marom, A., Maroto, J.,  Menéndez, M., Metz, L., Morin, E., Moroni, A., Negrino, F., Panagopoulou, E., Peresani, M., Pirson, S., de la Rasilla, M., Riel-Salvatore, J., Ronchitelli, A., Santamaria, D., Semal, P., Slimak, L., Soler, J., Soler, N., Villaluenga, A., Pinhasi, R. and Jacobi, R. 2014. The timing and spatio-temporal patterning of Neanderthal disappearance. Nature 512, 306–309
  1. Fu, Q., Li, H., Moorjani, P., Jay, F., Slepchenko, S.M., Bondarev, A.A., Johnson, P.L.F., Aximu-Petri, A., Prüfer, K., Filippo, C., Meyer, M., Zwyns, N., Salazar-Garcia, D., Kuzmin, Y.V., Keates, S.G., Kosintsev, P., Razhev, D.I., Richards, M.P., Peristov, N.V., Lachmann, M., Douka, K., Higham, T.F.G., Slatkin, M., Hublin, J.J., Reich, D., Kelso, J., Viola, T.B., Pääbo, S. 2014. Genome sequence of a 45,000-year-old modern human from western Siberia. Nature 514, 445-450. 
  1. Douka, K., Grün, R., Jacobs, Z., Lane, C., Farr, L., Hunt, C., Inglis, R.H., Reynolds, T., Albert, P., Aubert, M., Cullen, V., Hill, E., Kinsley, L., Roberts, R.G., Tomlinson, E.L., Wulf, S., Barker, G. 2014. The chronostratigraphy of the Haua Fteah cave (Cyrenaica, northeast Libya). Journal of Human Evolution 66, 39–63. 
  1. Douka, K., Higham, T.F.G., Wood, R., Boscato, P., Gambassini, P., Karkanas, P., Peresani, M., Ronchitelli, A. 2014. On the chronology of the Uluzzian. Journal of Human Evolution 68, 1-13.
  1. Higham C.F., Higham, T.F.G., Douka, K. 2014. The Chronology and status of Non Nok Tha, Northeast Thailand. Journal of Indo-Pacific Archaeology 34, 61–75.
  1. Ronchitelli, A., Benazzi, S., Boscato, P., Douka, K., Moroni, A. 2014. Comments on “Human-climate interaction during the Early Upper Paleolithic: Testing the hypothesis of an adaptive shift between the Proto-Aurignacian and the Early Aurignacian” by William E. Banks, Francesco d’Errico, João Zilhão. Journal of Human Evolution 73, 107–111.
  1. Douka, K. 2013.  Exploring “the great wilderness of prehistory”: The chronology of the Middle to the Upper Palaeolithic transition in the northern Levant. Mitteilungen der Gesellschaft für Urgeschichte 22, 11–40.
  1. DoukaK., Bergman, C.A., Hedges, R.E.M., Wesselingh, F.P., Higham, T.F.G. 2013. Chronology of Ksar Akil (Lebanon) and implications for the colonization of Europe by anatomically modern humans. PLoS ONE 8(9), e72931.
  1. Douka, K. and Spinapolice, E. 2012. Neanderthal shell tool production: Evidence from Italy and Greece, Journal of World Prehistory, 25(2), 45-79. 
  1. DoukaK., Grimaldi, S., Boschian, G., del Lucchese, A., Higham, T.F.G. 2012. A new chronostratigraphic framework for the Upper Palaeolithic of Riparo Mochi (Italy). Journal of Human Evolution 62(2), 286–299.
  1. Wood, R.E., Douka, K., Boscato, P., Haesaerts, P., Sinitsyn, A., Higham, T.F.G. 2012. Testing the ABOx-SC method: dating known age charcoals associated with the Campanian Ignimbrite. Quaternary Geochronology 9, 16–26.
  1. Ramos Fernández, J., Douka, K., Pike, A.W.G, Thomas, L., Van Calsteren, P., Zilhão, J. 2011-2012. Dating of the Middle to Upper Paleolithic transition at the Abrigo 3 del Humo (Málaga, Spain). Revista Mainake XXXIII, 275-284.
  1. DoukaK., Perlès, C., Valladas, H., Vanhaeren, M., Hedges, R.E.M. 2011. Franchthi Cave revisited: the age of the Aurignacian in south-eastern Europe. Antiquity 85 (330), 1131–1150.
  1. Benazzi, S., DoukaK., Fornai, C., Bauer, C.C., Kullmer, O., Svoboda, J., Pap, I., Mallegni, F., Bayle, P., Coquerelle, M., Condemi, S., Ronchitelli, A., Harvati, K. Weber, G.W. 2011. Early dispersal of modern humans in Europe and implications for Neanderthal behaviour. Nature 479 (7374), 525–528. 
  1. Douka, K. 2011. An Upper Palaeolithic shell scraper from Ksar Akil (Lebanon). Journal of Archaeological Science 38 (2), 429-437.
  1. Higham, C., Higham, T., Ciarla, R., DoukaK., Kijngam, A., Rispoli, F. 2011. The Origins of the Bronze Age of Southeast Asia. Journal of World Prehistory 24 (4), 227-274. 
  1. Douka K., Hedges R.E.M., Higham T.F.G. 2010. Improved AMS 14C dating of shell carbonates using high-precision X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) and a novel density separation protocol (CarDS). Radiocarbon 52 (2), 735-751.
  1. Douka, K., Sinitsyn A., Higham T. 2010. The influence of pretreatment chemistry on the radiocarbon dating of Campanian Ignimbrite-aged charcoal from Kostenki 14 (Russia). Quaternary Research 73, 583-587. 
  1. Zilhão, J., Angelucci, D.E., Badal-García, E., D’Errico, F., Douka, K., (…), Zapata, J. 2010. Symbolic use of marine shells and mineral pigments by Iberian Neandertals. PNAS 107 (3): 1023-1028. 
  1. Russo, C.M., Tripp, J.A., DoukaK., Higham, T.F.G. 2010. A new pretreatment method for molluscan shell using density fractionation of carbonates in Bromoform. Radiocarbon 52 (3), 1301–1311.
  1. Barker, G., Antoniadou, A., Armitage, S., Brooks, I., Candy, I., Connell, K., Douka, K., (…) 2010. The Cyrenaican Prehistory Project 2010: the fourth season of investigations of the Haua Fteah cave and its landscape, and further results from the 2007-2009 fieldwork. Libyan Studies 41, 63-88.
  1. Higham, T., Brock, F., Peresani, M., Broglio, A., Wood, R., Douka, K. 2009. Problems with radiocarbon dating the Middle to Upper Palaeolithic transition in Italy. Quaternary Science Reviews 28 (13-14), 1257-1267.

Contributions to Edited Books

  1. Douka, K. 2017. Radiocarbon dating of marine and terrestrial shell, in Allen, M.J. (ed) Molluscs in Archaeology: methods, approaches and applications. Studying Scientific Archaeology 3. Oxbow Books, pp. 381-389.
  1. Douka K. and Higham T.F.G. 2012. Marine resource exploitation and the seasonal factor of Neanderthal occupation: evidence from Gibraltar, in Barton, R.N.E., Finlayson, C. & Stringer, C.B. (eds), Gibraltar Neanderthals in Context. A report of the 1995-98 excavations at Gorham’s & Vanguard Caves, Gibraltar. Oxford University Committee for Archaeology, pp. 266–276.
  1. Higham T.F.G., Bronk Ramsey C., Cheney H., Brock, F, & Douka K. 2012. Radiocarbon chronology, in Barton, R.N.E., Finlayson, C. & Stringer, C.B. (eds), Gibraltar Neanderthals in Context. A report of the 1995-98 excavations at Gorham’s & Vanguard Caves, Gibraltar. Oxford University Committee for Archaeology, pp. 62–76.
  1. Douka K. 2011. The contribution of archaeometry to the study of prehistoric marine shells, in Ifantides F. and Nikolaidou M. (eds), Spondylus in Prehistory: New Data and Approaches – Contributions to the Archaeology of Shell Technologies. British Archaeological Reports (BAR International Series) 2216, pp.171-180.
  1. Douka, K., Higham, T.F.G., Hedges R.E.M. 2010. Radiocarbon dating of shell carbonates: old problems and new solutions. Munibe.Suplemento 31, pp. 18-27.

Non Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

  1. Douka, K. 2019. No hard border for humans. Nature Ecology and Evolution 3, 157-158.
  1. Higham, T., Douka, K. 2018. Needle in the Haystack.  Scientific American 319 (6), 40-47.
  1. Higham, T.F.G., Stringer, C.B., Douka, K. 2012. Dating Europe’s oldest modern humans. British Archaeology 122, 24-29.
  1. Douka, K., Higham T.F.G. 2006. Assessing the seasonal factor of Neanderthal occupation through shell growth ring analysis: evidence from Gibraltar, The Archaeo+Malacology Group Newsletter 10.