Research students

Topics available for PhD supervision

  • History of archaeological thought and method
  • Roman provincial art
  • Romano-British villas and mosaics
  • Archaeological approaches to art
  • The history of archaeological publishing
  • Archaeology and ancient history in education

Learn more about studying for a PhD with us


Current students

Zoe Schofield. Decorative borders and working practices in Pompeian wall painting.

Tamar Miller. Mausolea as Monuments.

David Cardona Landscapes of death and commemoration: burial space, place and evolution from Phoenician to late Roman Malta (with N. Christie)

Jeanette Gimmerstam. Wiki on the rocks: A study of the western globalization of knowledge within archaeology.

Elizabeth Janovsky. Decorated gaming counters in the Roman world

Cristina M. Hernández. Domestic baths in Pompeii — A Phenomenological and Cultural Reading of Architectural Design and Space (with P. Allison)

Zoe Tomlinson. Romano-British wall painting.

Zoltan Palag (M4C funded). Late antique silverware in the British Museum (with N. Christie).


Past students

Ruben Montoya Gonzales (M3C funded) Becoming Glocal. Glocalization and the study of villa pavements in Hispania Baetica (2nd century - 4th century AD)

Bella Mollard. A landscape-based study of Jornada Mogollon Rock art sites in the southern escarpment, foothills and drainages of the Sacramento Mountains. Graduated 2020.

Heather KeebleRoman Archaeology in the News: The contribution made by the provincial press to the dissemination of Roman archaeological information in nineteenth century Britain. Graduated 2019.

Jane Ainsworth. Herakles on the Edge: How do objects depicting the figure of Herakles inform our understanding of artistic choices and identity during the expansion of the Roman Empire? Graduated 2018. Leicester Classics Hub Manager.

Eleonora Zampieri. Propogandist town planning between the Republic and Principate: Caesar, Pompey and the attainment of consent. Graduated 2017. Marie-Curie Fellow, University of Padua.

Giacomo Savani. The Evolution and the Role of Private Baths in Roman Britain: An Elite Becoming and Being Roman. Graduated 2017. Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellow, University College Dublin (from October 2019)

Laura Nicotra. Sculpture in the Forum of Trajan (with Prof. P. Allison). Graduated 2015.

Suzanne Mitchell. At the water's edge: An integration of archaeological and enthnographic methods in the study of rock art in northern central British Columbia, Canada (with Jago Cooper) Graduated 2015.

Safaa Abd el Salam. Conservation of Roman paintings in Egypt (with G. Morgan). Graduated 2000.





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