Julian has an MA in Archaeology from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim. His master´s thesis “Locks and keys in medieval Trondheim” is based on archaeological material from excavations in Trondheim. In addition to archaeology he has studied several subsidiary subjects, including history, history of religion and art history.
Julian has worked on numerous archaeological excavations and archaeological surveys from Oslo in the south to Finnmark in the north. Including projects for the following institutions: NTNU University Museum, the Museum of Cultural History in Oslo, Bergen University Museum, North Trøndelag County and the Sami Parliament of Norway. His wide ranging fieldwork experience spans everything from Mesolithic excavations to contemporary archaeology and surveying Sami cultural heritage. During his work he has developed an expertise in digital archaeological surveying and archaeological metal detecting. Julian is especially interested in medieval and post-medieval archaeology, conflict archaeology and material culture studies.