Andrew Gardner - Senior Lecturer in the Archaeology of the Roman Empire
- BA, MA, PhD, FSA
- Senior Lecturer in the Archaeology of the Roman Empire
- Course Co-ordinator: ARCL0001 Introduction to Roman Archaeology
- Course Co-ordinator: ARCL0016 History and Archaeology of Roman Britain
- Course Co-ordinator: ARCL0030 Current issues in archaeological theory
- The archaeology of the Roman world and early Medieval Europe, with a particular focus on Britain.
- Social theory in archaeology, including issues of identity, temporality, and materiality.
- Uses of texts and material culture in historical archaeologies.
- Cultural change and ‘collapse’.
- Approaches to violence and warfare in past societies.
- The history of Anglo-American archaeological thought in a global context.
[Link to a blog about Andrew's recent work on imperial identities and 'Brexit']
[Listen to a podcast interview with Andrew about theory, politics and the Roman past]
Research Directory Records
- Caerleon Roman Fortress
- Creating Ethnicities and Identities in the Roman World
- The End of the Spectrum: Towards an Archaeology of Marginality
- Evolutionary and Interpretive Archaeologies
Current Field Projects
- Co-director, Caerleon Excavations, 2007 - present, with Peter Guest (Cardiff University)
- Co-director, West Dean Archaeological Project, with Mark Roberts, Bill Sillar, Ulrike Summer and Clive Meaton
- 2001: PhD Archaeology – Institute of Archaeology , UCL
- 1997: MA Archaeology – Institute of Archaeology , UCL
- 1995: BA Archaeology (General) – Institute of Archaeology , UCL
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- Research students
- Ryan Perry Middle Assyrian Glyptic: art, empire and identity (joint principal supervisor with Mark Altaweel)
- Rhiannon Comeau Land, people and power in early Medieval Wales: the cantref of Cemais in comparative perspective (principal supervisor Andrew Reynolds)
- Nicky Garland An analysis of the Early Urban landscape in the Late Iron Age (principal supervisor Sue Hamilton; tertiary supervisor Dominic Perring)
- Carlotta Gardner Metalworking crucibles in Roman Britain (principal supervisor Ian Freestone)
- Luisa Nienhaus Remembering Europe's Bloody Past: how do contemporary commemorations of the Napoleonic Wars reflect changing ideas of Europe and European identities? (joint principal supervisors Tim Schadla-Hall and Gabriel Moshenska)
- John Sharrock Identifying urban landscapes of memory: insights into WW2 civilian experience through an examination of its commemoration (principal supervisor Gabriel Moshenska)
- Sanja Vucetic Patterns of iconographic representation of human sexuality and mythological erotic pursuits on Roman terracotta mould-made lamps and terra sigillata (principal supervisor Jeremy Tanner)
- Tom Williams Aspects of ritual warfare in early Medieval Britain (principal supervisor Andrew Reynolds)
Completed PhD Students
- Susheela Crease An investigation of the practise of deposition in watery contexts in the British pre Roman Iron Age-Roman transition (joint principal supervisor with Sue Hamilton)
- Hilary Orange Public Perceptions of Cornish mining landscapes (second supervisor Sue Hamilton)
- Tina Paphitis The folklore of archaeology: public perceptions, identity and engagement with 'Arthurian' sites (second supervisor Ulrike Sommer)
- Kerrie Pezzo ‘Weekend Warriors’: Re-enactors, Living Historians, National Narratives and the Value of ‘Authenticity’ in the US and UK (principal supervisor Kevin MacDonald)
- Anna Razeto A comparative study of cities: Rome and Han China (second supervisors Dominic Perring and Tao Wang)
- Jay Rees Settlement Patterns in Roman Galicia from 27BC - AD 409 (second supervisors Stuart Brookes and Andrew Reynolds)
- Michelle Statton Dress, adornment and identity in Late Iron Age and Roman Britain (50BC - AD 410) (second supervisors Sally Worrell and Roger Bland [BM])
- Meredith Wiggins Roman households: Space, status and identity (second supervisor Bill Sillar)