Academic staff

Head of School

Name Position Research and PhD supervision areas  Email
Huw Barton Head of School, Reader in Bioarchaeology Ancient starch analysis; organic residue analysis; microwear; technological analysis of stone and organic tools; South-East Asian and Australian archaeology; hunter-gatherer archaeology and ethnography  hjb15@le.ac.uk 

Academic Staff

Name Position Research and Phd supervision areas  Email
Penelope Allison  Professor of Archaeology Household archaeology (Roman and historical); Pompeii; Roman art and archaeology; consumption approaches to Roman artefacts; space and gender; digital archaeology  pma9@le.ac.uk 
Jo Appleby  Associate Professor of Human Bioarchaeology Human osteology; funerary archaeology; Bronze Age Britain and Europe; archaeology of the body  ja253@le.ac.uk 
Laura Basell  Associate Professor of Archaeology  Human evolution (Africa and Europe); African archaeology; prehistoric landscape archaeology; geoarchaeology (including geomatics); macro-scale lithic analyses; experimental archaeology; rock art and mobiliary art  l.basell@le.ac.uk 
José C Carvajal López  Lecturer in Historical Archaeology  Islamization; ceramics analysis; historical archaeology; Islamic archaeology and heritage; medieval and post-medieval Iberia; the Persian–Arabian Gulf  jccl2@le.ac.uk 
Neil Christie  Professor of Archaeology  Late Roman archaeology; early medieval and medieval archaeology; urbanism; defence; late Roman and early medieval Christianity  njc10@le.ac.uk 
Rachel Crellin  Lecturer in Later Prehistory  Neolithic and Bronze Age Britain; archaeological theory; metalwork wear-analysis; experimental archaeology; material culture studies; prehistoric death and 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 
Marianne Hem Eriksen   Associate Professor of Archaeology   Viking Age archaeology; Later prehistory in Northern Europe; archaeologies of architecture, space and place; household archaeology; gender and the body; mortuary archaeology  m.h.eriksen@le.ac.uk 
Kai Francis  Graduate Teaching Assistant    kf161@le.ac.uk 
Eric Guiry  Lecturer in Biomolecular Archaeology  Stable isotope analyses; Paleodietary reconstructions; Animal husbandry and past human-animal relationships; Historical ecology; agricultural transitions  ejg26@le.ac.uk 
Oliver Harris  Associate Professor of Archaeology  Iron Age Britain and Europe; early coinage; Iron Age–Roman transition; later prehistoric settlement and landscape; Iron Age and Roman material culture and deposition 

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Colin Haselgrove  Professor of Archaeology  Iron Age Britain and Europe; early coinage; Iron Age–Roman transition; later prehistoric settlement and landscape; Iron Age and Roman material culture and deposition  cch7@le.ac.uk
Jan Haywood 
Lecturer in Ancient History 
The Trojan War and its receptions; Greek historiography (especially Herodotus and Xenophon); ancient Greek literary culture; Greek divination and Delphic oracles 
jlth1@le.ac.uk 
Simon James  Professor of Archaeology  Archaeology of conflict; violence and military institutions; the Roman army; Rome and its neighbours; visual representation of the past  stj3@le.ac.uk 
Kevin Kay  Teaching Fellow in Archaeology    kk376@le.ac.uk 
Turi King  Professor of Public Engagement; Reader in Genetics and Archaeology  Furthering interdisciplinary research combining the field of genetics with history, archaeology, anthropology, forensics and epidemiology  tek2@le.ac.uk 
Jack Lennon Lecturer in Ancient History  Roman religion, ritual and magic; Roman cultural history; political landscape of 1st century BC  jjpl1@le.ac.uk 
Jane Masséglia  Lecturer in Ancient History  Hellenistic social history; status and display in the Greek world; Greek and Latin epigraphy; classical art and archaeology; funerary art; Anatolia; body language and emotions in antiquity  jeam2@le.ac.uk 
David Mattingly  Professor of Roman Archaeology  Roman Britain and Africa; Roman economy; Roman imperialism and identity; Roman landscapes; Saharan archaeology  djm7@le.ac.uk 
Andrew Merrills Associate Professor of Ancient History  Roman, Vandal, and Berber North Africa; ancient geography; Late Antiquity and the early medieval world; the post-Roman successor states of the West  ahm11@le.ac.uk 
Deirdre O'Sullivan  Lecturer in Archaeology  Medieval archaeology and material culture, especially monasticism; urban archaeology; archaeological heritage, interpretation and presentation of the past  dmo@le.ac.uk 
Alice Samson  Lecturer in Archaeology  Indigenous Caribbean archaeology; pre-Columbian and colonial Caribbean; households, settlements and caves; integrated landscapes; material culture; indigenous religion  avms1@le.ac.uk 
Sarah Scott  Associate Professor of Archaeology  Roman provincial art; villas and mosaics; archaeological approaches to art; the antiquities market; history of archaeological publishing  sas11@le.ac.uk 
Graham Shipley Professor of Ancient History  Landscapes, politics and economies of Hellenistic Greece; Hellenistic material culture and society; Greek geographical writings; the Peloponnese  gjs@le.ac.uk 
Dan Stewart  Lecturer in Ancient History  Hellenistic and Roman Greece; urban and rural landscapes; intersection of text and 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 and burial  sat12@le.ac.uk 
Jeremy Taylor  Lecturer in Archaeology  Archaeology of later prehistoric and Roman landscapes; archaeology of western Roman provinces; theory and method in landscape research  jt38@le.ac.uk 
Richard Thomas  Professor of Archaeology  Zooarchaeology; past human–animal relationships; animal palaeopathology; agricultural economy; food as material culture  rmt12@le.ac.uk 
Selena Wisnom  Lecturer in the Heritage of the Middle East  Assyria and Babylonia; Mesopotamian literature; Mesopotamian religion; Intellectual history of the Ancient Near East  lsw14@le.ac.uk 
Ruth Young  Professor of Archaeology  Archaeology of South Asia and Middle East, particularly historical periods; Post-Conflict Archaeology and Heritage  rly3@le.ac.uk