Institute of Archaeology

Dr Corinna Riva

Dr Corinna Riva

Associate Professor

Institute of Archaeology Gordon Square

Institute of Archaeology

Joined UCL
1st Sep 2006

Research summary

Research Interests:

  • Iron Age Italy and the 1st millennium BC in the Central Mediterranean: interaction between the Adriatic and Tyrrhenian Sea regions.
  • East-west interaction and comparative archaeology of the 1st-millennium BC Mediterranean; colonialism and colonization; social and political identities.
  • Theoretical approaches to cultural contact and material culture; consumption and cultural appropriation.
  • Mediterranean ‘marginal’ landscapes and connectivity.
  • Archaeological survey and landscape: the integration of theory and practice.


University of Cambridge
Doctorate, Doctor of Philosophy | 2001
University of Bristol
Other higher degree, Master of Arts | 1995
University of Durham
First Degree, Bachelor of Arts (Honours) | 1994