Professor Andrew Wilson

Academic Background
2004– Professor of the Archaeology of the Roman Empire, University of Oxford.
2000-2004 University Lecturer in Roman Archaeology, University of Oxford.
1996-2000 Fellow by Examination in Classical Archaeology at Magdalen College, Oxford.
1999-2000 Rome Scholar at The British School at Rome.
1999 Junior University Lecturer in Roman Archaeology, University of Oxford (Hilary and Trinity Terms). 
1993-1997 Doctoral research at Corpus Christi College and Magdalen College, Oxford.
Research Interests

Ancient technology; Roman archaeology, especially the Roman economy, urbanism and settlement.

Research Keywords

Roman archaeology; Roman economy; ancient technology; ancient water supply.

  • Palaeogeographical and palaeoenvironmental reconstruction of the Medjerda delta (Tunisia) during the Holocene

  • Pervasive Arctic lead pollution suggests substantial growth in medieval silver production modulated by plague, climate and conflict

  • Economic resilience of Carthage during the Punic Wars: Insights from sediments of the Medjerda delta around Utica (Tunisia).

  • Lead and antimony in basal ice from Col du Dome (French Alps) dated with radiocarbon: A record of pollution during Antiquity

  • The walls of Carthage and the date of Augustine’s De Trinitate

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