The University of Sheffield
Department of Archaeology

Current PhD research

Last Name First Name Thesis title Supervisors
Andersson Anna-Karin The Ertebolle Culture of Southern Scandinavia

Professor John Barrett

Andronikou Natasha Archaeology of Identity: (Un) Dressing the female 'other' in Classical Greek Art

Dr Jane Rempel

Professor Maureen Carroll

Atkin Alison Profiling the dead: demographic characterisation of mass fatality incidents in the past and the present

Professor Dawn Hadley

Dr Elizabeth Craig-Atkins

Billington Kyle The implication of a grasping hallux for structure and function of the lower limb of early hominids and evolution of bipedalism

Dr Kevin Kuykendall

Dr Pia Nystrom

Booth Thomas An Investigation into Diagenetic Pathways in Microscopic Bone and How They Relate to Special Practices

Dr Pia Nystrom

Professor John Barrett

Brimacombe Conrad The use of dental microwear to understand the introduction of rice farming in the Japanese islands

Dr Pia Nystom

Dr Kevin Kuykendall

Burke-Davies Clare Ceramics and the technologies of consumption in early bronze age Tsoungiza, Peloponnese

Dr Peter Day

Dr Roger Doonan

Burke-Davies Tudur Early Medieval Llyn Tegidian Environmental Landscape Study

Dr Gianna Ayala

Dr Robert Johnston

Campanacho Vanessa The influence of skeletal size on bone degeneration rate and its importance in estimating age-at-death in a Portuguese population (19th-20th centuries) and a North American population (20th - 21st centuries)

Dr Pia Nystrom

Cassels Alex A new approach to late medieval dress accessories

Dr Hugh Willmott

Professor Dawn Hadley

Catania Angela The iconography of decorated larnakes pertaining to the late Bronze Age, originating from Crete and continental Greece

Professor John Bennet

Dr Susan Sherratt

Cockrell Timothy The Don valley in prehistory: upland and lowland developments and interactions

Dr Robert Johnston

Mr Colin Merrony

Crangle Jennifer The post-burial activities and practises undertaken in relation to disinterred human skeletal remains during the Later Medieval period of Britain and Ireland (c.1000-1500)

Professor Dawn Hadley

Dr Elizabeth Craig-Atkins

de Carle Danielle Changing Arable Subsistence in Bronze and Iron Age South West Britain

Professor Glynis Jones

Professor Dawn Hadley

Eldridge Ryan Copper production in the British Bronze Age and in its European context.

Dr Roger Doonan

Professor Dawn Hadley

Finlayson Sarah A comparative study of the archaeology of writing in the Bronze Age Aegean

Professor John Bennet

Professor John Moreland

Finn Claire The material culture of drinking in the 17th-century Dutch Republic

Dr Hugh Willmott

Professor A Milton

Ford Jane Hyaenas and Neanderthals in the British middle Palaeolithic

Dr Umberto Albarella

Dr Pia Nystrom

Fregni Giovanna Archaeometallurgy and wear analysis on bronze axes

Dr Caroline Jackson

Dr Robert Johnston

Garwood Samantha Christian and Muslim interactions in the post-medieval Adriatic

Dr Hugh Willmott

Dr P Mccluskey

Gilstrap William Ceramic Production Technology and Exchange in Late Helladic IIIB Period in the Area of the Saronic Gulf, Greece

Dr Peter Day

Graybehl Heather Evidence for the Production and Distribution of Hellenistic Ceramics from the Northeast Peloponnese at the Panhellenic Sanctuary of Nemea: A Petrographic Study.

Dr Peter Day

Dr Jane Rempel

Green Kelly Constructing masculintiy through feasting in Late Medieval England: a case study of the distribution and use of face jugs in Yorkshire, 1350-1500 AD

Prof Dawn Hadley

Dr Hugh Willmott

Harvey Linzi Dental health, diet and life history in medieval York

Dr Pia Nystrom

Professor Dawn Hadley

Hatton Andrew Stowe farm: A multi-period archaeological site in its landscape

Dr Robert Johnston

Mr Colin Merrony

Haywood Rebecca Palaeoanthropology

Dr Kevin Kuykendall

Dr Pia Nystrom

Heyerdahl-King Isabelle Middle Pleistocene hominin evolution

Dr Kevin Kuykendall

Dr Pia Nystrom

Howsam Charlotte Book fittings and fixtures; an archaeology of medieval literacy

Dr Hugh Willmott

Professor John Moreland

Huggon Martin The Medieval Hospitals of England and Wales

Dr Hugh Willmott

Professor Dawn Hadley

Kaldre Helena Prehistoric field systems in West Estonia: sustainability and human-environmental relationship in agricultural land-use

Dr Robert Johnston

Dr Giana Ayala

Kazantzis Giorgos Animal Exploitation during the Late Neolithic in the Strymon (Struma) valley: the case of the Greek sector

Dr Umberto Albarella

Professor Paul Halstead

Kennedy Shannon A Social Archaology of Identity in Three Ulster Planation Settlements

Dr Hugh Willmott

Dr Umberto Albarella

Lawrence Lucy Diet & Management of Ancient Cattle: the Potential of Dental Microwear

Professor Paul Halstead

Professor Glynis Jones

Lisowski Mikolaj The Identification of Jewish Patterns of Food Preparation and Consumption: a Zooarchaeological Approach to the Medieval and Early Modern Evidence from Central-Eastern Europe

Dr Umberto Albarella

Professor Paul Halstead

Longford Catherine The archaeobotany of Sos Hoyuk, Turkey

Professor Glynis Jones

Dr Susan Sherratt

Martin Gemma Functional attributes as a tool for understanding the process of crop domestication

Professor Glynis Jones

Dr CP Osborne

Massey Freya Ritual practices and special deposits in vernacular housing of the post-medieval period

Dr Hugh Willmott

Professor Dawn Hadley

Massey Stacey Palaeoanthropology

Dr Kevin Kuykendall

Professor Dawn Hadley

Mattison Alyxandra The political and religious context of judicial punishment in early medieval England, focusing on transition in execution practice and ideology from the ninth through twelfth centuries

Professor Dawn Hadley

Dr C West

McGill Theresa Changes in the use of domestic space in early medieval Ireland

Professor John Moreland

Professor John Barrett

Mentesana Roberta Early Bronze Age Pottery Production at Phaistos, Crete

Dr Peter Day

Dr Roger Doonan

Mogg Jonquil Refining locomotory style in the fossil record

Dr PD Nystrom

Dr Kevin Kuykendall

Moutafi Ioanna Bioarchaeological analysis of a Mycenean cemetry from Achaea

Dr Pia Nystrom

Professor John Bennet

Oleman-Grace Kinsey Palaeoanthropology: Variation and distribution in homo erectus

Dr Kevin Kuykendall

Dr Susan Sherratt

Pitman Derek Middle Bronze Age mining and metallurgy in central Eurasia

Dr Roger Doonan

Dr Peter Day

Plumer Hannah Paleopathologies among the Maya sub-elite: Comparisons between sites in northwestern Belize

Dr Pia Nystrom

Dr Elizabeth Craig-Atkins

Poland Ged A methodological approach to the identification of duck and goose remains from archaeological sites with an application to Roman Britain

Dr Umberto Albarella

Dr Kevin Kuykendall

Poyer Andrew The landscape setting of Bronze Age metalwork deposits in NE England and the Scottish Borders

Dr Robert Johnston

Dr Roger Doonan

Qian Duoduo The Bronze age Metallurgical traditions of Northern Xinjiang, China

Dr Roger Doonan

Dr Peter Day

Salvagno Lenny The neglected goat: a methodological approach to the understanding of the role of this species in English medieval husbandry

Dr Umberto Albarella

Dr Hugh Willmott

Seymour Lorraine Technology, chronology & archaeology: the history and transformation of Bronze Age Dartmoor

Dr John Barrett

Dr Gianna Ayala

Sites Rachel The impact of shifting exchange patterns on domestic architecture toward the close of the Bronze Age

Professor John Barrett

Dr Robert Johnston

Slater Jessica Envaluing past practice: metal production in first millennium BC Britain

Dr Roger Doonan

Dr Peter Day

Stein Samantha The geoarchaeology and micromorphology of Viking and Anglo-Saxon occupation sequences

Dr Gianna Ayala

Professor Dawn Hadley

Strati Valasia The effects of Industrialization on the state of health and disease of a Victorian Urban Population: A case study from St. Hilda¿s Church, South Shield (Newcastle).

Dr Pia Nystrom

Professor Dawn Hadley

Thompson Lenore Material Culture Studies - This thesis seeks to address the impacts and ramifications of cultural contact as interpreted through changing procurement, production and consumption strategies of copper metal among the First

Dr Roger Doonan

Dr Peter Day

Thorpe Nicola Evaluating the Future for Grey Literature Publications

Professor John Barrett

Dr Robert Johnston

Townend Peter An Archaeological Study of the Monastic Order of the Gilbertines

Dr Hugh Willmott

Dr Robert Johnston

Trentacoste Angela The Etruscans and their animals: the zooarchaeology of Forcello di Bagnolo San Vito, (Mantova) Italy

Dr Umberto Albarella

Dr Jane Rempel

Vaessen Rik The tradition of the Ionian migration reconsidered from an interdisciplinary point of view

Dr Sue Sherratt

Professor John Barrett

Velasquez Sánchez-Hidalgo Verónica Maiolica and the construction of ideology in New Spain

Dr Hugh Willmott

Dr C Pennock

Vollono Giulia Constructing identity in Lombard Italy

Professor John Moreland

Professor Dawn Hadley

Walker Richard Three Dimensional Analysis of Great Ape Tooth Development and Trajectories

Dr Kevin Kuykendall

Professor Dawn Hadley

Wang Kuan-Wen Cultural and Socio-Economic Interaction Reflected by Glass Beads in Early Iron Age Taiwan

Dr Caroline Jackson

Professor Maureen Carroll

Wright Elizabeth The history of the European aurochs from the late Pleistocene to its extinction: an archaeological investigation of its evolution, morphological variability and response to human exploitation

Dr Umberto Albarella

Professor Paul Halstead