Staff

Staff

Head of Department 

 Name and contact detailsResearch interests
 Dr Ian Plant
Location: Building W6A, Room 508
Phone: (02) 9850 8880
Email: ian.plant@mq.edu.au
Greek historiography, in particular, the rhetoric of Thucydides; Greek history of the 5th and 4th centuries BC; women writers of Greece and Rome; the teaching of Greek and Latin

Academic staff

 Name and contact detailsResearch Interests
 Associate Professor Javier Alvarez-Mon
Title: Associate Professor in Near Eastern Archaeology and Art
Location: Building W6A, Room 505
Phone: (02) 9850 7899
Email: javier.alvarez-mon@mq.edu.au
Elamite Archaeology, Art and Culture (ca. 4000-525 BCE); Early Persia archaeology, art and culture; Ancient Near Eastern Art, Religious Beliefs and Practices; Landscape Archaeology; Looting, Forgeries, the Antiquities Market and the Historical Record; The History of Archaeology in the Middle East; The Preservation of the Cultural Heritage of Ancient Iran
 Dr Lea Beness
Title: Senior Lecturer, Academic Adviser
Location: Building W6A, Room 523
Phone: (02) 9850 9375
Email: lea.beness@mq.edu.au
Late Roman Republic; Roman biographical dictionary
 Dr Susanne Binder
Title: Associate Lecturer, PhD Macquarie University
Location: Building W6A, Room 537
Phone: (02) 9850 6881
Email: susanne.binder@mq.edu.au
Ancient Egypt in the New Kingdom, administration and society, prosopography, Egyptian archaeology and material culture
 Associate Professor Malcolm Choat
Title: Senior Lecturer
Location: Building W6A, Room 504
Phone: (02) 9850 7561
Email: malcolm.choat@mq.edu.au
Coptic, Monasticism, Papyrology 
 Dr Gil Davis
Title: Director: Program for Ancient Mediterranean Studies
Location: Building W6A, Room 501
Phone: (02) 9850 7789
Email: gil.davis@mq.edu.au
Greek history, especially Late Archaic; numismatics
 Dr Danijel Dzino
Title: Associate Lecturer
Location: Building W6A, Room 328
Phone: (02) 9850 8751
Email: danijel.dzino@mq.edu.au
History and archaeology of ancient and early medieval Dalmatia and Pannonia (modern-day Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia); modern perception of ancient and early medieval identites amongst the south Slavs, history of the Southeastern Europe (the 'Balkans')
 Dr Peter Edwell
Title: Senior Lecturer
Location: Buildibg W6A, Room 516
Phone: (02) 9850 8845
Email: peter.edwell@mq.edu.au
Roman Eastern Provinces in Late Antiquity
 Dr Linda Evans
Title: Lecturer
Location: Building W6A, Room 521
Phone: (02) 9850 8802
Email: linda.evans@mq.edu.au
Animals in ancient art; Human-animal relationship in the ancient world
 Associate Professor Trevor Evans
Title: Associate Professor
Location: Building W6A, Room 503
Phone: (02) 9850 8780
Email: trevor.evans@mq.edu.au
Greek, Latin, Papyrology, Language of the Septuagint
 Dr Chris Forbes
Title: Senior Lecturer
Location: Building W6A, Room 536
Phone: (02) 9850 8821
Email: christopher.forbes@mq.edu.au
New Testament studies; Hellenistic history and history of ideas; the intersection of early Christianity and Graeco-Roman culture
 Associate Professor Andrew Gillett
Title: Associate Professor
Location: Building W6A, Room 502
Phone: (02) 9850 9966
Email: andrew.gillett@mq.edu.au
Later Roman Empire; early medieval Europe
 Associate Professor Tom Hillard
Title: Academic Adviser
Location: Building W6A, Room 515
Phone: (02) 9850 8862
Email: thomas.hillard@mq.edu.au
The political history of the Roman Republic; Roman social history; the underwater investigation of Torone, northern Greece
 Professor Naguib Kanawati
Title: Professor of Egyptology
Location: Building W6A, Room 535
Phone: (02) 9850 8855 
Email: naguib.kanawati@mq.edu.au
Egyptian history, civilisation and language; excavating and recording tombs at Giza and Saqqara
 Dr Peter Keegan
Title: Senior Lecturer in Roman History
Location: Building W6A, Room 236
Phone: (02) 9850 8819 
Email: peter.keegan@mq.edu.au
Latin Epigraphy, Gender, Sexuality and Body History; Late Republican and Early Imperial Historiography and Historical Theory
 Dr Kyle Keimer
Title: Lecturer in the Archaeology of Ancient Israel
Location: Building W6A, Room 538
Email: kyle.keimer@mq.edu.au
Archaeology of Ancient Israel, Ancient Near Eastern Warfare, State Formation, Historical Geography of Ancient Israel, Hebrew Bible
 Dr Meaghan McEvoy
Title: Associate Lecturer in Byzantine Studies
Location: Building W6A, Room 512
Phone: (02) 9850 1006
Email: meaghan.mcevoy@mq.edu.au
Byzantine political and cultural history; Roman history, especially the later Roman empire; imperial and elite women in the late antique and Byzantine period; imperial ceremonial; the history and archaeology of the cities of Rome and Constantinople; elite patronage of ecclesiastical establishments
 Associate Professor Paul McKechnie
Title: Associate Professor (CoRE) in Ancient Cultures
Location: Building W6A, Room 500
Phone: (02) 9850 8782
Email: paul.mckechnie@mq.edu.au
Classical and Hellenistic Greece; Roman History; Early Christianity
 Dr Gunner Mikkelsen
Title: Senior lecturer
Location: Building W6A, Room 522
Phone: (02) 9850 8868
Email: gunner.mikkelsen@mq.edu.au
Sinology and history of religions, especially the spread and meeting of religions along the Silk Road, in Central Asia, and in China
 Professor Alanna Nobbs
Title: Co-Director Ancient History Documentary Research Centre
Location: Building W6A, Room 317
Phone: (02) 9850 8844
Email: alanna.nobbs@mq.edu.au
Historical background of Early Christianity; Greek papyri documenting the Christianisation of Egypt; Late antique and early Byzantine history and historiography
 Associate Professor Boyo Ockinga
Title: Associate Professor
Location: Building W6A, Room 533
Phone: (02) 9850 8852
Email: boyo.ockinga@mq.edu.au
Ancient Egyptian philology, history and religion; Egypt and Old Testament; Egyptian New Kingdom tombs
 Dr Ken Parry
Title: Senior Research Fellow and Lecturer
Location: Building W6A, Room 518
Phone: (02) 9850 7937
Email: ken.parry@mq.edu.au
Byzantine cultural and intellectual history; Eastern Christianity; Patristics; Early Christianity in Asia; Silk Road Studies
 Dr Ronika K. Power
Title: Lecturer in Bioarchaeology
Location: Building W6A, Room 524
Phone: (02) 9850 8882
Email: ronika.power@mq.edu.au

Biocultural archaeology; human osteology; palaeopathology; radiology; stable isotope analysis; dental pathology and anthropology; mortuary behaviour and death studies; mummies and mummification; the body across cultures; body modification and adornment; palaeodiet, migration and mobility; archaeological, social and historical theory; historiography; Pre- and Early Dynastic Egypt; funerary archaeology of Africa, the Mediterranean and Near East

 Dr Louise Pryke
Title: Lecturer
Location: Building W6A, Room 513
Phone: (02) 9850 8886
Email: louise.pryke@mq.edu.au
Languages and Literature of Ancient Israel, Ancient Near Eastern Religions, Ancient Near Eastern Myth, Epic and Narrative, Hebrew Bible, Ishtar, Gilgamesh, Animality in the Ancient World, the Amarna Letters, Ancient Diplomacy and Communication
 Associate Professor Shawn Ross
Title: Associate Professor
Location: Building W6A, Room 510
Phone: (02) 9850 7010
Email: shawn.ross@mq.edu.au
History and archaeology of pre-Classical Greece, oral tradition as history (especially Homer and Hesiod), the archaeology of prehistoric and ancient Thrace, Greece in its wider Mediterranean and Balkan context, and the application of information technology to the humanities
 Associate Professor Ken Sheedy
Title: Director of the Australian Centre for Ancient Numismatic Studies
Location: Building W6A, Room 517
Phone: (02) 9850 8807
Email: ken.sheedy@mq.edu.au
Greek numismatics, and the art and archaeology of Greece with emphasis on the archaic period
 Dr Yann Tristant
Title: Lecturer
Location: Building W6A, Room 525
Phone: (02) 9850 8851
Email: yann.tristant@mq.edu.au
Predynastic and Early Dynastic Egypt; settlement archaeology; geoarchaeology; human occupation and natural landscape; archaeology of the Nile Delta and the Memphite Region
 Dr Alexandra Woods
Title: Lecturer
Location: Building W6A, Room 532
Phone: (02) 9850 8850
Email: alex.woods@mq.edu.au
Egyptian art, history and language

Professional staff

  Name Contact
 Ms Raina Kim
Title: Department Administrator
Location: Building W6A, Room 540
Phone: (02) 9850 8833
Email: raina.kim@mq.edu.au
 Ms Angela Abberton
Title: Department Administrator
Location: Building W6A, Room 539
Phone: (02) 9850 8843
Email: angela.abberton@mq.edu.au

Adjunct Professors, Visiting Fellows, Honorary Associates

  Name Contact
 Dr Stephen Llewelyn
Title: Honorary Associate
Location: Building W6A, Room 539
Phone: (02) 9850 8843
Email: stephen.llewelyn@mq.edu.au
 Dr Rosalinde Kearsley
Title: Senior Lecturer
Location: Building W6A, Room 526
Phone: (02) 9850 7933
Email: rosalinde.kearsley@mq.edu.au
 Dr John Lee
Title: Senior Research Fellow (honorary)
Location: Building W6A, Room 706
Phone: (02) 9399 7808
Email: lee121@bigpond.com
 Professor Samuel Lieu
Title: Adjunct Professor
Location: Building W6A, Room 540
Phone: (02) 9850 8833
Email: samuel.lieu@mq.edu.au
 Dr Bruce Marshall
Title: Honorary Senior Research Fellow 
Location: Building W6A, Room 540
Phone: (02) 9399 8833
Email: bruce.marshall@mq.edu.au
 Dr Andrew Simpson
Title: Honorary Fellow
Location: Building X5B, Room 318
Phone: (02) 9850 9261
Email: andrew.simpson@mq.edu.au
 Professor Laurence Welborn
Title: Adjunct Professor
Location: Building W6A, Room 540
Phone: (02) 9850 8833
Email: larry.welborn@mq.edu.au

Research Fellows

  Name Contact
 Dr Jana Jones
Title: Research Fellow
Location: Building W6A, Room 526
Phone: (02) 9850 1819
Email: jana.jones@mq.edu.au
 Dr Jaye McKenzie-Clark
Title: Early Career Fellow
Location: Building W6A, Room 513
Phone: (02) 9850 8886
Email: jaye.mckenzie-clark@mq.edu.au
 Dr Brent Nongbri
Title: ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher
Location: Building W6A, Room 511
Phone: (02) 9850 8815
Email: brent.nongbri@mq.edu.au
 Dr Adela Sobotkova
Title: Research Fellow
Location: Building W6A, Room 510
Phone: (02) 9850 7085
Email: adela.sobotkova@mq.edu.au
 Dr Rachel Yuen-Collingridge
Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Location: Building W6A, Room 312
Phone: (02) 9850 7562
Email: rachel.yuen@mq.edu.au

Emeritus Professors

  Name Contact
 Emeritus Professor Edwin Judge
Title: Emeritus Professor
Location: Building W6A, Room 305
Phone: (02) 9850 7512
Email: edwin.judge@mq.edu.au
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