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Name

PositionResearch and PhD Supervision AreasEmail
David Mattingly FBA, MAE

Head of School Professor of Roman Archaeology

Roman Britain & Africa; Roman economy; Roman imperialism & identity; Roman landscapes; Saharan archaeology djm7@le.ac.uk

Penelope Allison

Professor of Archaeology Household archaeology (Roman & historical); Pompeii; Roman art & archaeology; consumption approaches to Roman artefacts; space & gender; digital archaeology pma9@le.ac.uk

Jo Appleby

Associate Professor of Human Bioarchaeology Human osteology; funerary archaeology; Bronze Age Britain & Europe; archaeology of the body ja253@le.ac.uk

Huw Barton

Reader in Bioarchaeology

Ancient starch analysis; organic residue analysis; microwear; technological analysis of stone & organic tools; South-East Asian & Australian archaeology; hunter-gatherer archaeology & ethnography hjb15@le.ac.uk
José Carvajal López Lecturer in Historical Archaeology

Islamization; ceramics analysis; historical archaeology; Islamic archaeology & heritage; medieval & post-medieval Iberia; the Persian–Arabian Gulf

jccl2@le.ac.uk

Neil Christie

Professor of Archaeology

Late Roman archaeology; early medieval & medieval archaeology; urbanism; defence; late Roman & early medieval Christianity njc10@le.ac.uk
Rachel Crellin Lecturer in Later Prehistory Neolithic & Bronze Age Britain; archaeological theory; metalwork wear-analysis; experimental archaeology; material culture studies; prehistoric death & burial; Bronze Age violence rjc65@le.ac.uk

David Edwards

Lecturer in Archaeology

Sudanese–Nubian archaeology; Sudanic Africa–trans-Saharan medieval to historical archaeology; landscape archaeology; mortuary archaeologies dne1@le.ac.uk

Mark Gillings

Reader in Archaeology

Landscape archaeology; experiential landscape theory; GIS in archaeology; critical historiographies of the antiquarian tradition mg41@le.ac.uk

Mary Harlow

Associate Professor of Ancient History

Roman dress & textiles; Roman age & ageing (childhood, youth, adulthood, old age); Roman family; gender & the body mh385@le.ac.uk

Oliver Harris

Associate Professor of Archaeology

Neolithic Britain; archaeological theory; archaeology of the body; prehistoric communities; emotion & affect in archaeology ojth1@le.ac.uk

Colin Haselgrove FBA

Professor of Archaeology

Iron Age Britain & Europe; early coinage; Iron Age–Roman transition; later prehistoric settlement & landscape; Iron Age & Roman material culture & deposition cch7@le.ac.uk

Simon James

Professor of Archaeology

Archaeology of conflict; violence & military institutions; the Roman army; Rome & its neighbours; visual representation of the past stj3@le.ac.uk

Turi King

Professor of Public Engagement; Reader in Genetics & Archaeology

Furthering interdisciplinary research combining the field of genetics with history, archaeology, anthropology, forensics & epidemiology tek2@le.ac.uk
Jack Lennon Lecturer in Ancient History Roman religion, ritual & magic; Roman cultural history; political landscape of 1st century BC jjpl1@le.ac.uk
Lindsay Lloyd-Smith Teaching Fellow in Archaeology South-east Asian prehistory; mortuary archaeology; landscape archaeology
lls17@le.ac.uk

Naoíse Mac Sweeney

Associate Professor of Ancient History

Greece & Near East; Greek historiography & foundation myths; late Bronze Age to classical Anatolia; East Mediterranean politics & cultural heritage nm241@le.ac.uk
Ellie Mackin Roberts Teaching Fellow in Ancient History Greek history; Greek religion ejm35@le.ac.uk
Jane Masséglia Lecturer in Ancient History Hellenistic social history; status & display in the Greek world; Greek & Latin epigraphy; classical art & archaeology; funerary art; Anatolia; body language & emotions in antiquity jeam2@le.ac.uk

Andrew Merrills

Associate Professor of Ancient History

Roman, Vandal, & Berber North Africa; ancient geography; Late Antiquity & the early medieval world; the post-Roman successor states of the West ahm11@le.ac.uk




Deirdre O'Sullivan

Lecturer in Archaeology

Medieval archaeology & material culture, especially monasticism; urban archaeology; archaeological heritage, interpretation & presentation of the past dmo@le.ac.uk
 
Alice Samson Lecturer in Archaeology Indigenous Caribbean archaeology; pre-Columbian & colonial Caribbean; households, settlements & caves; integrated landscapes; material culture; indigenous religion avms1@le.ac.uk

Sarah Scott

Associate Professor of Archaeology

Roman provincial art; villas & mosaics; archaeological approaches to art; the antiquities market; history of archaeological publishing sas11@le.ac.uk

Graham Shipley

Professor of Ancient History

Landscapes, politics, & economies of Hellenistic Greece; Hellenistic material culture & society; Greek geographical writings; the Peloponnese gjs@le.ac.uk

Dan Stewart

Lecturer in Ancient History

Hellenistic & Roman Greece; urban & rural landscapes; intersection of text & material culture; the Greek East; Roman Crete ds120@le.ac.uk

Sarah Tarlow

Professor of Historical Archaeology

Archaeology 1500–1900; historical archaeology of northern Europe; archaeological ethics; archaeology of death & burial sat12@le.ac.uk

Jeremy Taylor

Lecturer in Archaeology

Archaeology of later prehistoric & Roman landscapes; archaeology of western Roman provinces; theory & method in landscape research jt38@le.ac.uk
Mara Tesorieri Teaching Fellow in Archaeology Osteoarchaeology mt386@le.ac.uk
Richard Thomas Reader in Archaeology Zooarchaeology; past human–animal relationships; animal palaeopathology; agricultural economy; food as material culture rmt12@le.ac.uk

Ruth Young

Reader in Archaeology

Archaeology of South Asia & Iran, particularly historical periods; ideology & material culture; ethnoarchaeology; transhumance rly3@le.ac.uk

University of Leicester Archaeological Services

NamePositionAreas of ExpertiseEmail
Richard Buckley OBE
Co-Director Urban archaeology; historic buildings; Roman painted wall-plaster rjb16@le.ac.uk
Patrick Clay Co-Director Prehistoric landscapes; small finds pnc3@le.ac.uk
Nick Cooper
Project manager
Roman pottery; small finds; romanization of material culture; Roman–Anglo-Saxon transition njc9@le.ac.uk
Vicki Score Project manager

Large-scale mineral extraction sites; EDM landscape surveys; CAD & GIS

vp23@le.ac.uk

Research Fellows and Associates

NamePositionSubjectEmail
Stuart Eve Living with Monuments Project GIS; computational landscape research se154@le.ac.uk
Andrew Fitzpatrick Postdoctoral Research Associate Leverhulme Caesar project af215@le.ac.uk

Matthew Hobson 

Project Manager

 

Endangered Archaeology 

 msh35@le.ac.uk

Julia Nikolaus

Research Associate

Endangered Archaeology

jsn13@le.ac.uk

Louise Rayne Research Associate Endangered Archaeology

ler14@le.ac.uk

   
Postdoctoral Fellow, Trans-Sahara

  

Emeritus Professors

Honorary Lecturer

NamePositionSubjectEmail
Marilyn Palmer MBE Emeritus Professor of Industrial Archaeology Industrial archaeology mai@le.ac.uk
Clive Ruggles Emeritus Professor of Archaeoastronomy Archaeoastronomy rug@le.ac.uk
Marijke van der Veen Emeritus Professor of Archaeology Archaeobotany, environmental archaeology, archaeology of food mvdv1@le.ac.uk

University Fellows, Honorary Staff

NamePositionSubjectHome Institution
Paul Beavitt University Fellow Ethnoarchaeology University of Leicester
Roger Bland OBE Visiting Professor Numismatics British Museum

Alasdair Brooks

Honorary Visiting Fellow

Historical archaeology; ceramics Freelance archaeologist, Dubai
Duncan Campbell Honorary Visiting Fellow Hellenistic history University of Leicester

Patrick Clay

Honorary Visiting Fellow

 
Duncan Cloud Honorary Visiting Fellow Roman history; Roman law University of Leicester
Carlo Colantoni
Fran Cole Honorary Visiting Fellow Material culture; funerary archaeology UCL

Sarah Colley

 

Honorary Research Fellow

 

Australian archaeology & heritage; digital technology; archaeozoology

 

University of Leicester

 

Aurelie Cuenod
Joanna Dacombe

Paul Dickinson

 

 

 

Chloe Duckworth
Matt Edgeworth
Honorary Visiting Fellow
Anthropology; waterways University of Durham
 
Julia Farley Honorary Visiting Fellow Iron Age Europe; material culture jmf37@le.ac.uk
Lin Foxhall Hon. MBE Honorary Professor Gender in classical antiquity; Greek legal history; the ancient economy; olive production lf4@le.ac.uk
Anthony Gouldwell
University Fellow Environmental archaeology ajg@le.ac.uk


Maria Gatto

  

Jan Haywood

Honorary Visiting Fellow

 

Honorary Visiting Fellow

Funerary archaeology; pottery

 

Greek historiography; Homeric & Herodotean reception; intellectual culture in 5th century BC; religion & belief in antiquity; narrative theory

mcg25@le.ac.uk

 

Open University

Matty Holmes Honorary Visiting Fellow Analysis of animal bones; faunal remains; Wallingford project
Terry Hopkinson Honorary Lecturer Lower–Middle Palaeolithic transition; hominin population dynamics; knowledge transmission; lithic technology; Neanderthals & modernity; nature, culture & disciplinary history in human evolution th46@le.ac.uk

 

 

 

 

Peter Liddle MBE Honorary Visiting Fellow Leicestershire archaeology Leicester City Council
Lluis Lloveras Roca Honorary Visiting Fellow Late Pleistocene hunter-gatherer populations of the Iberian peninsula University of Barcelona
Roy Loveday Honorary Research Fellow Neolithic prehistory Freelance archaeologist
Pamela Lowther Honorary Research Fellow Early historical archaeology Freelance archaeologist
John Matthews FBA Visiting Professor
Late Roman history Yale University
 
Phillip Mills Honorary Research Fellow Materials & technology University of Leicester
Graham Morgan University Fellow Conservation University of Leicester

Niccolò Mugnai

Paul Newson

Honorary Research Fellow

Honorary Research Fellow

Libyan Antiquities

Roman archaeology

nm277@le.ac.uk

American University of Beirut

Francis Pryor MBE Visiting Professor
Archaeology Freelance Archaeologist
Alessandro Quercia Honorary Visiting Fellow Mediterranean archaeology & material culture Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici del Piemonte e del Museo Antichità Egizie
Katharina Rebay-Salisbury Honorary Visiting Fellow Bronze & early Iron Age central Europe Austrian Academy of Sciences
 
Carme Rissech Honorary Visiting Fellow Geometric morphometrics University of Leicester
 
 
Adam Rogers Honorary Lecturer Roman urbanism & the north-western provinces

Nikki Rollason

 

 

Honorary Visiting Fellow

 

 

Dress & religion in Late Antiquity

University of Leicester
Roderick Salisbury Honorary Visiting Fellow Prehistoric archaeology Marie Curie AIRFORS Project, Airbourne Technologies GmbH
Denis Sami Honorary Visiting Fellow University of Leicester
Aimee Schofield Honorary Visiting Fellow Hellenistic military history; Classics outreach
Wendy Scott Honorary Visiting Fellow Outreach Leicestershire County Council
Nicholas Sekunda Honorary Visiting Fellow Greek history; classical archaeology University of Gdańsk
Kirsty Shipton University Fellow Latin & ancient history; the Greek economy
University of Leicester
 

Martin Sterry

  

Honorary Visiting Fellow

 

Remote sensing; desert landscapes

mjs66@le.ac.uk

 


Michael Tully Honorary Visiting Fellow University of Leicester
 

 
Ian Whitbread Honorary Lecturer Ceramic petrology; ancient & traditional pottery production & technologies; trade & exchange in the ancient world; exploitation of geological materials; Aegean prehistory ikw3@le.ac.uk
Jacqueline Wilson Honorary Visiting Fellow Roman Britain & Late Iron Age Ireland (AD 1–500) University of Bristol
 

Professional Services Staff

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School Professional Services Staff

NamePositionArea of ResponsibilityEmail
Emily Danaher

Programme Administrator

Undergraduate & postgraduate taught (MA) programmes; Exams; Mitigating Circumstances; Attendance; Open & Visit Days; Induction; Graduation

ed170@le.ac.uk

Danielle de Carle

Technician

Technical support for teaching & research; maintenance & management of labs & equipment

ddc11@le.ac.uk

Gus Dinn

 

Emily Gray

Operations Manager

 

Programme Administrator

Oversees all adminstration in the department

Undergraduate & postgraduate taught (MA) programmes; Exams; Mitigating Circumstances; Attendance; Open & Visit Days; Induction; Graduation

gusdinn@le.ac.uk

 

eg44@le.ac.uk

Julia Montes Landa Technician Technical support for teaching & research; maintenance & management of labs & equipment jml53@le.ac.uk
Debbie Miles Williams Archaeological Illustrator; Outreach Co-ordinator Archaeological illustration; outreach & careers deb@le.ac.uk
Monica Thakrar Administrative Assistant Administrative Support mkt7@le.ac.uk
Andy Boyle Research Resources Administrator School Administration; Support for research projects; PhD programme support arch-research@le.ac.uk

Ingrid Dyson

Administrative Assistant

Administrative Support

imd4@le.ac.uk

Distance Learning Enquiries (apart from PhD)

Introductory, Undergraduate, & Taught Postgraduate

NamePositionTelephoneEmail
Lara Callaghan Distance Learning Team Leader
+44 (0)116 223 1364

dlstudy@le.ac.uk

Nichole Bruce Student Support Officer +44 (0)116 252 2903

dlstudy@le.ac.uk

Leanne Boyle Student Support Officer +44 (0)116 252 2903

dlstudy@le.ac.uk

Nathan Dunham Student Support Officer +44 (0)116 252 2903

dlstudy@le.ac.uk

Layla Farrar Student Support Officer +44 (0)116 252 2903

dlstudy@le.ac.uk

Kate Parker Student Support Officer +44 (0)116 252 2903

dlstudy@le.ac.uk

 

Other enquiries

Tel +44 (0)116 252 2772/2720
Email arch-anchist@le.ac.uk

Neolithic and Bronze Age Britain; archaeological theory; metalwork wear-analysis; experimental archaeology; material culture studies; prehistoric death and burial; Bronze Age violence

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