Postgraduate Students

Research student profiles

Meet our students by viewing their profile pages.

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. 

Please note, it is not mandatory for our PhD students to have a profile page so this list only contains those who have created one.

Name (sorted in ascending order) Thesis title Email
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
Beatrice Bersani The Colours of God. Polychromatic Imagery for the Divine in Late Antique Latin Poetry
Krysten Blackstone The Hardest Conflict: Morale and Identity in the Continental Army during the American Revolution, 1775-1783
Katherine Burns “Keep this Unwritten History”: Mapping African American Family Histories in “Information Wanted” Advertisements, 1880-1902
Carlos Cáceres-Puerto A provincial capital in its territorial context: reassessing the environs and funerary evidence of Augusta Emerita (1st century BC - 3rd century AD)
Ash Charlton Slavery and Race in the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1768-1860): A Text Mining Approach
Samuel Cheney "Sounds Exotic": British Perceptions and Representations of Chinese Musicality, 1793 - 1939
Arran Claringbold Diversity during Zimbabwe's Independence Struggle: Abel Muzorewa's place in Zimbabwean nationalism
Alison Clark Expanding the Boundaries of Empire, 1790-1838: Scottish Traders in the Southeast Caribbean and the rise of Sandbach Tinne & Co.
Sophie Cooper
Gulcin Coskun
Siân Davies Sugar and Slate: A labour history of the Pennants and their estates in Jamaica and North Wales 1780 – c.1900
Monique De Pace An investigation of health and disease in Mesambria, Bulgaria through physiological stress markers and dietary reconstruction
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.
Roxanne Guildford Beyond Counting Sheep: an review of data analysis in zooarchaeology
Kevin Hall Purging the Poor and Undesirable: Urban Government and the People in Edinburgh and Canongate, 1560-1640
Daniel Heathcote Another World? East Africa and the Global 1960s
Lauren Ide (Cassidy) Toil and Trade: Functional Bone Adaptation and Social Allocations of Labour in Urban Medieval Scotland
Lewis Johnson “The Great Hunting Ground”?: Republican Party Politics and the White Conservative South, 1945-1952
Delila Jordan A Commentary on Servius' In Vergilii Bucolica Commentarii
Richard Kendall Cultural Memory in Post-Getic Olbia
Alastair Learmont
Helen Lowe The development of technical and vocational education in Scottish secondary schooling (c.1976-1990)
Gino Magnini Transmission Mechanisms and Persistence of the Great Depression in Italy
Stefano Nicastro
Sam Scott-Moncrieff "...there are no tribes beyond us": the construction of complex identities through Roman Iron Age architecture in Scotland and North Wales.
Ines Silva
Katharine Steinke Bones of Transition: Iron Age-Roman Zooarchaeological Assemblages from East Wear Cliff, Kent
Brandon James Tang Anglo-American Discourses on Federalism and Political Centralization, 1880s-1900s.
Sarah Thomson ‘A Transformational Conservative? Constructing Ronald Reagan’s Political Legacy, 1984-93’
Christopher Wheeler The Influence of Irish Catholic Immigrants on New York City Politics between 1840 and 1860

Recent graduates:

Name (sorted in descending order) Thesis title Email
Courtney Astrom Comparative Projectile Trauma: An Examination of the Differences in Skeletal Trauma Inflicted by Multiple Classifications of Projectile Weapons
Angela Boyle Violence and conflict in south-east Scotland from c AD 400 to AD 850: a biocultural study.
Craig J. Brown
Amy M. Cools The Life and Work of James McCune Smith (1813-1865)
Phoebe Cooper
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
Devin Grier Becoming Argonauts: Scots in the California Gold Rush, 1848-1860
Mike Hally
Iker Itoiz Ciaurriz The Political Commitment of Eric Hobsbawm: the passion for communist politics in a transformed world (1978-2012)
Alicia Núñez-García Connecting Worlds: Early Phoenician Presence Across Atlantic Iberia (8th-6th Centuries BC)
Andrzej Romaniuk Rethinking established methodology in micromammal taphonomy: Archaeological case studies from Orkney, UK (4rd millennium BC – 15th century AD)
Rory Scothorne