Dr Ken Mulvaney is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Centre for Rock Art Research and Management at UWA. He has been engaged in the field of archaeology and anthropolgy for over thirty years, with a particular interest in Australian rock art.
Ken has been a member of the Australian Rock Art Research Association almost from when it started in 1984 and its president from 2000 to 2009. Research has focused on the Aboriginal association of images, sacred sites and ethnologies.
He is principal cultural heritage officer at Rio Tinto Iron Ore in the Pilbara, with specific responsibilities for the Burrup. He has worked extensively throughout the Northern Territory and Western Australia, and has participated in or managed archaeological excavations for over forty years in countries as diverse as Africa, Australia, England and Papua New Guinea.