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Classics and Ancient History Postgraduate Research Students

Classics and Ancient History Postgraduate Research Students

Learn about some of the research undertaken by our current postgraduate classics and ancient history students and recent graduates.

Current students

Sara Borrello

Sara Borrello's subject area is classics. Her PhD project title is 'Children in Politics. Family Strategies During the Roman Republic (3rd-1st Century BCE)'. Read more about Sara's research.

Jordan Bayley

Jordan Bayley's PhD project title is 'British Histories: The reception of Herodotus’ Histories into British domestic life throughout the long nineteenth century'. Read more about it.

Elizabeth Cooper

Elizabeth's subject area is classics and history of medicine. Her PhD project title is 'Self-mutilation in the Ancient World: Medicine, Culture and Society'. Read more about Elizabeth's research.

Juan García González

Juan's subject area is classics. His PhD project title is 'The Exiles of the Sullan Regime and the Elites of the Empire: Interaction, Discourse, Politics and Integration in the 70s BC'. Read more.

Jerome Ruddick

Jerome Ruddick's PhD project title is 'Olympian Shcakles: An Examination of the Relationship Between Greek Mythology, Identity and Material Culture in Hellenistic Greece'. Read more.

Emilio Zucchetti

Emilio Zucchetti's PhD is 'Unrest in the Roman Republic and the Early Principate: Discordia and Discordiae between Repression, Accommodation and Consensus-building'. Read more.

Elisa Antonella Polignano

Elisa Antonella Polignano's PhD is 'Marcus Argentarius: critical edition, translation, and commentary. Read more.

Recent graduates

Dr Monica Haysom

Monica was awarded her PhD in 2016. Her subject area was ancient history. Her PhD project title was 'An Analysis of Time and Culture in Late Hellenistic Athens'. Read more about Monica's research.

Dr Victoria Hughes

Victoria's subject area is classics and ancient history. Her PhD project title is 'The Culture and Political World of the Fourth Century AD: Julian, Paideia and Education'. Read more about it.

Dr Chris Mowat

Chris's subject area is ancient history. His PhD project title is 'Engendering the Future: Divination and the Construction of Gender in the Late Roman Republic'. Read more about Chris's research.

Dr James Mullen

Dr James Mullen's subject area is classics and ancient history. His PhD project title was 'The Royal Hunts of Alexander the Great: Engaging with Local Traditions of Kingship Throughout his Empire'.

Dr Fiona Noble

Fiona was awarded her PhD in 2014. Her PhD project title was 'Sulla and the Gods: Religion, Politics and Propaganda in the Autobiography of Lucius Cornelius Sulla'. Read more.

Dr Brianne Preston

Brianne was awarded her PhD in December 2014. Her PhD project title was 'Medicine in Flux: An Examination of Lazaro de Soto's Exegesis of Places in Man'. Read more.