Academic staff

Name Position Research and PhD supervision areas Email
David Mattingly FBA, MAE Head of School, Professor of Roman Archaeology Roman Britain and Africa; Roman economy; Roman imperialism and identity; Roman landscapes; Saharan archaeology djm7@le.ac.uk
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
Ian Armit Professor of Archaeology Late Bronze and Iron Age Europe; conflict and violence in non-state societies; prehistoric demography and population change; Scottish archaeology; Greek and Roman colonial interactions; prehistoric art ia201@le.ac.uk
Huw Barton 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
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
Mark Gillings Professor of Archaeology Landscape theory; Neolithic and Bronze Age Britain; GIS; Prehistoric Monumentality
mg41@le.ac.uk
Mary Harlow Associate Professor of Ancient History Roman dress and textiles; Roman age and ageing (childhood, youth, adulthood, old age); Roman family; gender and the body mh385@le.ac.uk
Oliver Harris Associate Professor of Archaeology Neolithic Britain; archaeological theory; archaeology of the body; prehistoric communities; emotion and affect in archaeology ojth1@le.ac.uk
Colin Haselgrove FBA 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
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
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
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 and Near East; Greek historiography and foundation myths; late Bronze Age to classical Anatolia; East Mediterranean politics and cultural heritage nm241@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
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
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 and Middle East, particularly historical periods; Post-Conflict Archaeology and Heritage

rly3@le.ac.uk