Dr. Paul Harrison
Paul is an Archaeologist, Egyptologist, Presenter and Writer, with over ten years of experience in public speaking and teaching, and five years of presenting and producing film and television. He has worked on everything from award-winning short films to successful indie features both on and off camera.
He is the current presenter for SEGA’s Total War historical promotion documentaries and has worked with Sky, SyFy, and numerous independent production companies in the UK and abroad. He is also an enthusiastic performer, having appeared in several ambitious short films, and even a feature film, having worked alongside such actors as Rebecca Hall, Olivia Poulet and Spartacus’ Simon Merrells. Paul has just finished a five month contract as a producer for a private financial television channel where he was responsible for bespoke client facing films, and the day to day content of their private TV channel, from conception to release.
Academically, Paul’s lectures have appeared in periodicals and magazines such as BBC History Magazine’s ‘Top Ten things to do’, and he has been interviewed on national radio and international podcasts from the USA. Paul studied a PhD and MA in Egyptian Archaeology, graduating from University College London with Distinction (Summa Cum Laude). Paul’s book Profane Egyptologists is undergoing publication by UCL and Left Coast Press, due for release in 2016.