Dr Claire Holleran

Senior Lecturer


Extension: 4211

Telephone: 01392 724211

My research interests lie in Roman social and economic history, particularly urban economies, the experience of living in the ancient city, and Roman demography.  I am especially interested in Rome itself, and have published work on the city's retail trade, demography, and street life, as well as editing a forthcoming Wiley-Blackwell Companion to the City of Rome with Amanda Claridge. For the academic year 2016-17 I will hold a Leverhulme Research Fellowship to enable the completion of a project entitled Mapping Migration in Roman Iberia. I am also working on a new monograph project, Earning a Living: the Organisation of Labour in Ancient Rome, exploring the ways in which the inhabitants of Rome earned their livelihoods, and the structure and organisation of the labour market in the city. 

I would be delighted to supervise postgraduate research students interested in different aspects of Roman social and economic history, including (but not restricted to) the retail trade, demography, social structure, ancient economies, urbanism, work and labour in the Roman world, and the city of Rome.