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Professional Activities


  • Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents, Oxford - Hon. Publications Officer, since 1997
  • Journal of Roman Studies, editiorial board member (June 2013-2018)
  • Member of Faculty of Archaeology, History, and Letters, British School at Rome (Jan 2014- Dec 2018)
  • Papers of the British School at Rome co-editor (2017-)
  • Insitute of Classical Studies, Advisory Council, BSR representative (Jan 2015-2018)
  • Library Management Committee, Chair, HARL/Institue of Classical Studies (Sept 2016-)
  • Ofqual, External Expert in Classical Civilisation + Ancient History (May 2016-2019)
  • Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies, Council Member (2008-11)
  • Urbana Species (Edizioni Quasar), Comitato scientifico member (2014-)
  • Advisory Committee Member: 'Materiality and meaning in Greek festival culture of the Roman Imperial period' (PI Zahra Newby), Leverhulme Research Grant 2017-2020
  • Advisory Committee Member: 'Connectivity and competition: multilingualism in Ancient Italy 800-200 BC' (PI Katherine McDonald), AHRC Leadership Fellowship, 2018-2020

External Examining

  • University of Birmingham, Institute of Archaeology and Antiquity, External Examiner, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Ancient History; Ancient History and Archaeology (2008-11)
  • The Dynamics of Civic Euergetism in Spain, Gaul and Africa (D.Phil., Oxford 2006)
  • Divine justification: Flavian imperial cult (M.Litt., Oxford 2010/11)
  • Asinius Pollio (PhD, University of Western Australia 2012)
  • Augustus and the Roman Provinces of Iberia (PhD, Liverpool)
  • Hope, fear, and conceptions of the future in the early Principate (DPhil, Oxford 2018)

Grants and Prizes

  • Principal Investigator for AHRC Follow-on Grant, Jan-Dec 2017
  • Warwick Impact Fund, grant to support Ashmolean Museum events, 2015-16, 2016-17
  • Principal Investigator for AHRC Research Project Grant, Oct 2013-Sep 2016
  • Humanities Research Fund (Warwick) Conference Grant, BSR conference 'Landscapes of Campania' May 2014
  • IAS (Warwick) Public Engagement Award (Jan 2014) 'Teaching with ancient artefacts: an introduction for secondary-school teachers to interdisciplinary approaches to ancient visual and material culture, showcasing recent Warwick research' - to help fund JACT INSET Day 22nd Nov. 2014 in the Ashmolean Museum
  • IATL (Warwick) Pedagogic Intervention Grant (May 2013), ‘Students as Researchers at the British Museum’
  • IAS (Warwick) Visiting Fellowship for Prof. John Bodel, May 2012
  • AHRC Research Leave, 2010
  • Humanities Research Fund + North America Fund (Warwick), Conference travel, ‘Globalizing the History of Historical Writing’ – Edmonton (2008)
  • British Academy, Overseas Conference Grant, Numen Adsit - Yale (2003)