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Dr Peter Guest 


Education & Qualifications

1986-94 Institute of Archaeology, University College London

  • PhD awarded 1994 (A comparative Study of Coin Hoards from the western Roman Empire)
  • BA Hons in Archaeology

Career Overview

2000-present Lecturer in Roman Archaeology, Cardiff University

1997-2000 Freelance archaeologist and numismatist

1995-1997 Museum Manager, Roman Legionary Museum, National Museums & Galleries of Wales

Teaching Profile

The modules I teach cover various aspects of the archaeology and history of the Roman world, particularly Roman Britain. At the moment I teach two undergraduate modules (An Introduction to Roman Britain, and Beyond the Grave: Death & Burial in the Roman World), two Masters level modules (Late Roman Society and Culture, and The Archaeology of Death and Commemoration), as well as contributions to modules for first year undergraduates

Membership & External Activity

  • Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London
  • Chair of the Archaeology Committee for the Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies
  • Director of Barbican Research Associates
  • Honorary Research Fellow at the National Museum Wales
  • Trustee of the Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological Trust
  • Chair of the judging panel for the British Archaeological Awards' 'Archaeological Discovery of the Year'
  • Member of the Caerleon Research Committee