School of History, Classics and Archaeology

Staff Profile

Dr Rebecca Redfern

Visiting Fellow


Rebecca (BA, MSc, PhD, FSA) joined the Centre for Human Bioarchaeology at the Museum of London in 2008.  Before then, she was the Curator of Physical Anthropology at The British Museum, and had worked for Museum of London Archaeology as a human osteologist on The Spitalfields Project from 2003 to 2007. Rebecca was elected to be a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 2011 and in 2012, was awarded the RM Baguley Award by The Prehistoric Society for her paper on the bioarchaeology of Maiden Castle hillfort. Between 2016-18, she was an Honorary Research Associate at Durham University.


My current research interests focus on three areas: the ethics of human remains, ancestry in Roman and Medieval populations, and enslavement.