My research focuses primarily on Early Medieval and Medieval Archaeology and Castle Studies, whilst my teaching focuses mainly on Archaeological Practice and Landscape Archaeology. I also have research interests in Ancient Technology, Warfare and Experimental Archaeology, and a professional interest in Archaeological Health and Safety and Professional Practice.
I am currently conducting research on the Archaeology of the Anarchy Period for a publication examining the castles and structures surviving from one of the darkest chapters in English history, the first English Civil War, which occurred between 1139 and 1153 AD.
Since 2005, I have been Co-Director of the Berkeley Castle Project ...
Specialist in Early Medieval & Medieval Archaeology, Castle Studies and Archaeological Practice.
Qualifications & Relevant Experience:
2010-to date: Senior Teaching Fellow in Archaeological Practice - Uni. of Bristol
2006-2010: Teaching Fellow in Archaeological Practice - Uni. of Bristol
1996-2005: Professional Field Archaeologist, Researcher & Archivist (Contract Archaeology)
2000-2004: Ph.D. Archaeology - Uni. of Bristol (Title: ‘Winning Strategies: An archaeological study of Norman castles in the landscapes of Somerset, Monmouthshire and Co. Meath, 1066-1186’)
1999-2000: M.A. (Commendation) Landscape Archaeology - Uni. of Bristol
1997-1999: B.A. (First Class Honours) Archaeology - Uni. of Bristol
1995-1997: H.N.D. (Distinction) Practical Field Archaeology - Bournemouth ...
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