Our Team

On this page you can view the university staff profile pages and research interests of the Archaeology team.

Dr Andy Seaman

Subject Lead

Andy teaches post-Roman and medieval archaeology. His research focuses on early medieval 'Celtic' Britain, and he is currently directing two fieldwork projects in south Wales. Recent publications have examined settlement and landscape in post-Roman Wales, the conversion to Christianity, and the socio-political geography of early medieval Wales.

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Dr Ellie Williams

Programme Director

Ellie teaches human osteology and zooarchaeology. Her areas of interest include funerary archaeology, osteoarchaeology and public engagement, medieval archaeology, faunal foodways, and community archaeology. She is currently collaborating with the British Museum on the Amara West Project, northern Sudan, where she is exploring daily life through the zooarchaeological remains, and with CITiZAN’S East Kent Discovery Programme on the role of community archaeology projects for Kentish coastal communities.

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Dr Jay Ingate


Jay teaches late northern European prehistory, Roman archaeology, and archaeological theory. His research centres on Roman urbanism in the northern provinces, with particular emphasis on the symbolic and ritual uses of water in Roman towns. He maintains wider interests in Iron Age landscape studies, theoretical approaches to archaeology, the historiography of British archaeology, and the role of archaeology in the Environmental Humanities. He is currently working on a number of projects that use Roman archaeology as a way to better understand the complexity of the climate crisis.

Dr Anna Bloxam

Sessional Lecturer

Anna teaches European prehistory. Her research focuses on the Beaker Phenomenon and her interests are in funerary archaeology, archaeological theory, and quantitative methods including radiocarbon modelling approaches. She has worked on a range of prehistoric excavations and has been involved in several multi-period research and commercial osteology projects in Britain and in Greece.


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