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Find out more about our PhD students and what they are studying, and if you would like to make contact with them for open discussion. 

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Name (sorted in ascending order) Thesis title Email
Courtney Astrom Comparative Projectile Trauma: An Examination of the Differences in Skeletal Trauma Inflicted by Multiple Classifications of Projectile Weapons
Claire E. Aubin From Treblinka to Trenton: Holocaust Perpetrators as Immigrants to the United States
Andy Barlow Cotton Town Blues - investigating inequality through stable isotope analysis, in a 19th century cemetary population of Blackburn, Lancashire
Catherine Bateson
Nick Batho
Beatrice Bersani The Colours of God. Polychromatic Imagery for the Divine in Late Antique Latin Poetry
Sebastiano Bertolini
Krysten Blackstone The Hardest Conflict: Morale and Identity in the Continental Army during the American Revolution, 1775-1783
Angela Boyle Violence and conflict in south-east Scotland from c AD 400 to AD 850: a biocultural study.
Craig J. Brown
Katherine Burns “Keep this Unwritten History”: Mapping African American Family Histories in “Information Wanted” Advertisements, 1880-1902
Carlos Cáceres-Puerto Becoming Roman: the case of Colonia Augusta Emerita in comparative perspective.
Arran Claringbold Diversity during Zimbabwe's Independence Struggle: Abel Muzorewa's place in Zimbabwean nationalism
Alison Clark Expanding the Boundaries of Empire, 1790-1815: Scottish Traders in the Southeast Caribbean and the rise of Sandbach Tinne & Co.
Elke Close
Amy M. Cools The Life and Work of James McCune Smith (1813-1865)
Phoebe Cooper
Sophie Cooper
Gulcin Coskun
Monique De Pace An investigation of health and disease in Mesambria, Bulgaria through physiological stress markers and dietary reconstruction
Guillermo Diaz de Liano del Valle The Study of personhood through the analysis of funerary evidence: the Southeastern Iberian Peninsula during the Chalcolithic and Bronze Ag
Graeme Erskine The Roman roads of northern Britain
Rachel Faulkner-Jones
Emma Forth The Development of Early Cinema in the United Kingdom, 1909-1918: A Four Nations Study
Tom Gardner
Laura-Kate Girdwood A comparative analysis of the evolution of stable isotope dietary data and oral health pathologies through the historic period in two contrasting populations: Scotland and Ibiza, Spain.
Alasdair Grant
Devin Grier Becoming Argonauts: Scots in the California Gold Rush, 1848-1860
Roxanne Guildford
Kevin Hall Vagrancy, Crime, and Poverty in Canongate & Edinburgh, 1560 – 1640
Mike Hally
Laura Harrison
Daniel Heathcote Another World? East Africa and the Global 1960s
Chao-Chi Hsu
Mark Huggins The Reception of John Chrysostom in the Middle Byzantine Period (9th-13th c.): A Study of the Catechetical Homily on Pascha
Gary Hutchison
Lauren Ide Never Done: A bioarchaeological study of women’s work, task, and occupation in medieval Scotland.
Iker Itoiz Ciaurriz The Political Commitment of Eric Hobsbawm: the passion for politics in a transformed world (1977-2012) -
Jared Jodoin
Alexandre Johnston
Alley Marie Jordan 'The most Roman of the Romanists': Thomas Jefferson's Classical Taste, 1768-1826
Mara Karell Identifying the Disappeared: Testing a Novel Method for the Sorting of Commingled Human Remains
Anita Klingler “Negotiating Violence: Public Discourses about Political Violence in Interwar Britain and Germany.” (passed)
Alastair Learmont
Dorothy Longley-Cook
Marta Lorenzon
Helen Lowe The development of technical and vocational education in Scottish secondary schooling (c.1976-1990)
Stefano Nicastro
Alastair Noble ‘That Barbarous and Mountainous Country’: The Highlands and Government 1745-1760
Alicia Núñez-García Connecting Worlds: Early Phoenician Presence Across Atlantic Iberia (8th-6th Centuries BC)
Miss Kathleen O'Donnell
Bethany Parsons, PhD Candidate
Jeremy Piercy
Ben Rogers Religious Comprehension and Toleration in Scotland, 1689-1712.
Andrzej Romaniuk Rethinking established methodology in micromammal taphonomy: Archaeological case studies from Orkney, UK (3rd millennium BC – 15th century AD)
David Rose
Giulia Sagliardi
Audrey Scardina
Rory Scothorne
Ines Silva
Jonathan Singerton
Katharine Steinke Bones of Transition: Iron Age-Roman Zooarchaeological Assemblages from East Wear Cliff, Kent
Thomas A W Stewart
Sarah Thomson ‘A Transformational Conservative? Constructing Ronald Reagan’s Political Legacy, 1984-93’
Dr Gary Vos
Iain Watson
Patrick Watt

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