Dr Martin Sterry
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Trans-Sahara Project
BA, MA, Ph.D. (Leicester)
Tel: 0116 252 5735
Martin read archaeology and ancient history at Cardiff University. He then worked as a field archaeologist for Albion Archaeology before moving to Leicester to complete his Masters and PhD on Iron Age to Roman landscapes in central Italy. Since completing his PhD he has worked as a research assistant for the Ghadames Archaeological Survey: Phase 1, as a research associate on the Leverhulme funded Peopling the Desert Project and is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow on the Trans-Sahara Project. His primary research interests are landscape archaeology, GIS applications and remote sensing.
Martin has undertaken fieldwork worked on various projects in Italy, Britain and especially Libya. From 2007-2011 he has been involved with the Desert Migrations Project as a survey and GIS specialist. In 2011 he organised and led a survey of qsur for the Peopling the Desert Project and was Assistant Director of the Ghadames Archaeological Survey: Phase 2.
- Antiquity Prize 2013 and Open Access: Mattingly, D.J. and Sterry M. 2013. The first towns in the central Sahara. Antiquity 87 (336): 503-18.
- Mattingly, D.J., Sterry, M. and Leitch, V. 2013. Fortified farms and defended villages of Late Roman and Late Antique Africa. Antiquité Tardive 21: 99-119.
- Sterry, M. and Mattingly, D.J. 2013. Desert Migrations Project XVII: Further AMS dates for historic settlements from Fazzan, south-west Libya. Libyan Studies 44: 127-43.
- Mattingly, D.J. Rushworth, A. Sterry, M. and Leitch, V. 2013. , general editor, David Breeze. (2013). Pp 96 (includes French and German translation). Also published in 56 p Arabic version.