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Postgraduate students' current research topics


  • Marta Barbato: Coin circulation in Central Italy in the Late republican period . Supervisor: Prof Suzanne Frey-Kupper
  • Joanna Kemp: Roman imperialism in the time of Hadrian. Supervisor: Prof Alison Cooley
  • Miriam Hay: Defining a Late Antique Aesthetic in Art and Text. Supervisor: Dr Zahra Newby
  • Nathan Murphy: Coins: A Third-Century Crisis? Supervisor: Prof Kevin Butcher
  • Victoria Jewell: Colour in Greek and Roman Art. Supervisors: Dr Zahra Newby & Dr Michael Scott
  • Simone Mollea: Humanitas. Dr Victoria Rimell & Dr Maude Vanhaelen
  • Kathryn Thompson: Fascinum: the apotropaic phallus in the ancient and modern imagination. Supervisor: Prof Alison Cooley
  • Nigel Heathcote: Tyrants at Rome. Supervisor: Dr Zahra Newby
  • James Nicholas Currie: The Transformation of the Sacred Landscape of Republican and Early Imperial Sicily. Supervisors: Prof Alison Cooley & Prof Suzanne Frey-Kupper
  • Nick Brown: The Inscribed Sculptures of Archaic Greece. Supervisors: Dr David Fearn & Dr Michael Scott
  • Denise Wilding: Tokens. Supervisors: Dr Clare Rowan & Prof Kevin Butcher
  • Paloma Perez-Galvan: Epigraphic manuscripts in the Renaissance. Supervisors: Prof Ingrid De Smet & Prof Alison Cooley
  • David Swan: Celtic coinage. Supervisors: Dr Clare Rowan & Prof Kevin Butcher
  • George Green: Coinage. Supervisor: Prof Kevin Butcher
  • Martina Russo: The politics and poetics of flattery in Seneca the Younger. Dr Victoria Rimell
  • Effimia Stavropoulou: Metals in Greek literature. Supervisors: Dr Emmanuela Bakola & Dr David Fearn
  • Annie Sharples: Disability in the Ancient World. Supervisor: Dr Michael Scott


  • Giles Penman: Classicizing iconography on British medals and war memorials of the Great War and contemporary and modern responses. Supervisors: Prof Suzanne Frey-Kupper & Dr Pierre Purseigle
  • Alessandra Tafaro: Martial and the Carmina Latina Epigraphica. Supervisors: Prof Alison Cooley & Dr Victoria Rimell

MA by Research

  • Cassia Lonsdale: Translation. Supervisor: Dr David Fearn
  • Jack Stradling. Topography of Violence in Rome. Supervisor: Prof. Alison Cooley

Taught MA in Ancient Visual and Material Culture

  • Jacqui Butler

  • Alice Clinch (MA T Rome)



Recent Publications by our postgraduates: