Stephen Shennan, FBA is a British archaeologist and academic. Since 1996, he has been Professor of Theoretical Archaeology. He was Director of the Institute of Archaeology at the University College London from 2005 to 2014.
Shennan focuses on cultural evolution and Darwinian archaeology, applying theories from evolutionary ecology and cladistics to archaeology. In July 2006, Shenann was elected Fellow of the British Academy.
- "SHENNAN, Professor Stephen". British Academy Fellows. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
- Shennan, Stephen (1985). Experiments in the collection and analysis of archaeological survey data: the east Hampshire survey. Sheffield: University of Sheffield. ISBN 0906090229.
- Shennan, Stephen, ed. (1989). Archaeological approaches to cultural identity. London: Routledge. ISBN 0044450168.
- Shennan, Stephen (1997). Quantifying archaeology (2nd ed.). Iowa City: University of Iowa Press. ISBN 0877455988.
- Shennan, Stephen (2002). Genes, memes and human history: Darwinian archaeology and cultural evolution. London: Thames & Hudson. ISBN 0500051186.
- Layton, Robert; Shennan, Stephen; Stone, Peter, eds. (2007). A future for archaeology: the past in the present. Walnut Creek: Left Coast Press. ISBN 1598742140.
- Renfrew, Colin; Shennan, Stephen, eds. (2009). Ranking, Resource and Exchange: Aspect of the Archaeology of Early European Society. London: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0521105099.