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Assistant Director of Archaeology, British School at Rome; Honorary Postdoctoral Fellow, Macquarie University; Research Affiliate, Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens, Macquarie University

Dr Emlyn Dodd is an archaeologist investigating ancient wine and oil production across the Mediterranean. He has worked at Pompeii in Italy and the Acropolis and Classical Agora in Athens, and is currently coordinating a project searching for archaeological evidence of ancient production on Cycladic islands and in central Italy, including the famous Roman 'Falernian wine'. He is also a specialist consultant at the Roman site of Antiochia ad Cragum in southern Turkey, with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Emlyn is also a passionate advocate of student equity and widening participation; he works closely with the Centre for Social Justice and Inclusion at the University of Technology Sydney.

Experience

  • 2021–present
    Assistant Director for Archaeology, British School at Rome
  • 2020–present
    Honorary Postdoctoral Fellow, Macquarie University
  • 2018–2021
    Program Manager, University of Technology Sydney
  • 2019–2020
    Greece Fellow, Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens
  • 2019–2020
    Honorary Postdoctoral Associate, Macquarie University
  • 2020–2020
    Visiting Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Ancient Cultural Heritage and Environment
  • 2015–2016
    Gale Scholar, British School at Rome

Education

  • 2018 
    Macquarie University, PhD

Publications

  • 2020
    Wine and olive oil across the ancient Cyclades: a preliminary report and new thoughts on the development of Greek and Roman press technology, Mediterranean Archaeology
  • 2020
    Population decline and viticultural industry: societal transformation on Late Antique Delos (Greece).’ In The Resilience of the Roman Empire: regional case studies on the relationship between population and food resources, BAR
  • 2020
    Making the invisible, visible: An innovative 21st century approach to tertiary preparation, attainment and access for student equity, International Journal of Inclusive Education
  • 2020
    Roman and Late Antique wine production in the eastern Mediterranean, Archaeopress
  • 2020
    Late Roman viticulture in Rough Cilicia: an unusual wine press at Antiochia ad Cragum, Journal of Roman Archaeology
  • 2017
    Pressing issues: a new discovery in the vineyard of region I.20, Pompeii, Archeologia Classica
  • 2014
    From Hispania to the Chalkidiki: a detailed study of transport amphorae from the Macquarie University Museum of Ancient Cultures, Chronika

Grants and Contracts

  • 2020
    Landscape Award
    Role:
    Funding Source:
    British School at Athens
  • 2020
    Gale Graeco-Roman Travelling Scholarship
    Role:
    Funding Source:
    Macquarie University
  • 2020
    Travelling Fellowship
    Role:
    Funding Source:
    Australian Academy of the Humanities
  • 2020
    Visiting Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
    Role:
    Funding Source:
    Centre for Ancient Cultural Heritage and Environment, Macquarie University
  • 2020
    Early-Career Award
    Role:
    Funding Source:
    Australasian Society for Classical Studies
  • 2019
    Greece Fellowship
    Role:
    Funding Source:
    Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens
  • 2015
    Gale Scholarship
    Role:
    Funding Source:
    British School at Rome

Professional Memberships

  • Member, Australasian Society for Classical Studies
  • Member, Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens
  • Member, British School at Athens

Research Areas

  • Archaeology (2101)
  • History And Archaeology (21)