School of History, Classics and Archaeology

Staff Profile

Dr Richard Bayliss

Visiting Lecturer in Archaeology


Research Interests

Richard Bayliss is a historic buildings and landscape archaeologist with particular interests in the archaeology of urbanism in the eastern Mediterranean during the late antique period. He specialises in innovative approaches to building and landscape survey and visualisation and has worked extensively on fieldwork projects in the Near East. His doctorate, published in 2004, comprises an archaeological exploration of temple conversion in late antiquity in terms of structural mechanics, logistics, chronology and socio-political implications.