Postgraduate research students

In Archaeology at Exeter we're proud of the research carried out by our PhD students. There are currently around 45 PhD students in the Department, many of whom maintain an online personal profile detailing their research activities. Follow the links below to find out more about them and their research projects.

Student Research title First supervisor Second supervisor
Stephen Armstrong An exploration in the cultural diversity within southwest Britain during the late Roman/early medieval period and their responses to the collapse of the Roman Empire. Professor Stephen Rippon Dr Hajnalka Herold
Sergio Ayala Specialized vs. General Lithic Technologies of North America Professor Bruce Bradley Professor Linda Hurcombe
Kathryn Bonnet The Kandyan and Kerala blacksmiths: an assessment of repertoire and skills using archaeological fieldwork, ethnometallurgy, microstructural analysis and experimental re-enactment Dr Gillian Juleff Professor Sharada Srinivasan
Gillian Cuthbert Enriching the Neolithic: The Forgotten People of the Barrows. Dr Catriona McKenzie Professor Linda Hurcombe
Tara Draper-Stumm Statues of the goddess Sekhmet Dr Robert Morkot
James Glover Chipped-stone technology and social identities in Mesolithic Cornwall: how social practices and agency of the lithic chaîne opératoire reflect identity in the micro and macro scale. Professor Linda Hurcombe Dr Marisa Lazzari
Regina Gonda Pre-Columbian Amazon-Scale Transformations. Professor José Iriarte Dunia H. Urrego
Ethan Greenwood Wealdon Iron Research Group Collaborative Doctoral Studentship Dr Gillian Juleff Dr Robert Morkot
Kaushalya Gunasena Cultural, Technological and Ideological Exchange: Sri Lanka – South India Interaction from a Personal Adornment Perspective during the Proto-historic to Early Historic Periods Dr Gillian Juleff Professor Sharada Srinivasan
Emmet Jackson The Irish contribution to the study of Egyptology in the nineteenth century: with specific reference to Lady Harriet Kavanagh. Dr Robert Morkot Dr Marisa Lazzari
Eloise Kane
Philip Kiberd Professor Linda Hurcombe Professor Alan Outram
Mandy Kingdom The Past People of Exeter: Health, Social Standing and Well-being in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Period. Dr Catriona McKenzie Professor Oliver Creighton
Madeleine Knibb The Significance of field-names in a diverse historic rural landscape. Professor Stephen Rippon Professor Oliver Creighton
Matthew Knight The intentional destruction and deposition of Bronze Age metalwork in South-West England – an assessment of prehistoric personhood and the relationship between people and objects. Professor Linda Hurcombe Joanna Brück
Malene Lauritsen Exeter from fort to city: a faunal perspective Professor Alan Outram Professor Stephen Rippon
Michael Legge
Xuelei Li Fox Trails through time Professor Alan Outram Professor Linda Hurcombe
Yu Li Iron Smelting Technology of Southwest China Dr Gillian Juleff Dr Marisa Lazzari
Carole Lomas Reconstructing the development of the early medieval Church, with Somerset as a case study Professor Oliver Creighton Professor Sarah Hamilton
Andrew Margetts The Wandering Herd: The medieval cattle economy of the South-East c.450-1450 Professor Stephen Rippon Professor Oliver Creighton
David Marshall Lines on a landscape – the divisions of space on the human landscape of the Isle of Wight Professor Stephen Rippon Professor Oliver Creighton
Leah Moradi Dr Hajnalka Herold
Richard Nevell Castle slighting in England and Wales from the 11th to 15th centuries. Professor Oliver Creighton Professor Stephen Rippon
Peter Northover ENCLOSURE IN THE BRIDE VALLER, DORSET, FROM THE 12TH TO THE 17TH CENTURIES Professor Stephen Rippon Professor Oliver Creighton
Francesco Orlandi Barbano Indigenous Archaeologies and Human Rights in Latin America: exploring the possibilities of an intercultural cosmopolitanism Dr Marisa Lazzari Professor Linda Hurcombe
Adrián Mauricio Oyaneder Rodriguez Pre-Hispanic landscape of the Camarones river valley: The study of a longterm human occupation Dr Marisa Lazzari Dr Ioana Oltean
Eddie Procter Topographical legacies of monasticism: evolving perceptions and realities of monastic estate landscapes in the south eastern Welsh Marches Professor Stephen Rippon Professor Oliver Creighton
Bruce Rusch Cultural settlement pattern behaviour reconstruction of the Potter Paleoindian site and its relationship to the Israel River Complex sites using lithic analysis. Professor Bruce Bradley Professor José Iriarte
Leonard Sidebottom Heritage of city walls. Professor Oliver Creighton Professor Stephen Rippon
Elspeth St John-Brooks
Belinda Tibbetts Foetal and infant skeletal palaeopathology as an indicator of maternal health and population stress. Dr Catriona McKenzie Professor Alan Outram
Philip Treveil Local and regional variation in landscape character: the significance of the Tamar Valley. Professor Stephen Rippon Professor Oliver Creighton
Charlotte Vendome-Gardner Depictions of Fluteplayers in Rock Art: Placing the Image back into its Original Context Professor Bruce Bradley Professor Oliver Creighton