Camilla Mazzucato is a member of the Çatalhöyük Research Project and for the past two years she has been working as a researcher for the Ritual, Community and Conflict Project at the Centre for Anthropology and Mind, at the University of Oxford. She began her studies at the University of Bologna, first obtaining a BA in Cultural Heritage Management and Conservation focusing on Middle Eastern Archaeology, followed by an MA in Archaeology. She then obtained a MSc degree in GIS and Spatial Analysis in Archaeology from the University College London. She has been working as a professional archaeologist in Italy and England since 2000 and as a GIS specialist for the Giza Plateau Mapping Project in Egypt and for the Çatalhöyük Research Project in Turkey since 2007. Her research interests include space, urban development the Neolithic in the Levant and Turkey, religion/ritual/cults, network analysis and digital mapping (GIS).