Higher Degree Research Students in the ACRC

Higher Degree Research Students in the ACRC

The ACRC has a large cohort of students undertaking Higher Degree (Postgraduate) Research by thesis (PhD or MPhil). These students research projects across the fields covered by the ACRC, supervised by Centre members, and collaborate with Centre members on research projects.

If you are interested in undertaking PhD or MPhil research in the ACRC, click here

HDR students currently supervised by ACRC members are listed below. 

NameDegreeSupervisorThesis Title
Agaiby, ElizabethPhDChoat, MalcolmHistory and Monastic Space: A study on the First Christian Monastic Settlement in the World
Arden-Wong, LyndonPhDMikkelsen, GunnerInner Asian architecture of the 8th and 9th centuries in relation to the Uighur Khanate's power on the steppe
Baker, AlicePhDMcKechnie, PaulFounding in the Life of Antony: A literary analysis of the Athanasian Life of Antony as Greco-Roman founding narrative
Barnes, BruceMPhilChoat, MalcolmPersonhood within Coptic hagiography: strategies of characterisation and rhetoric
Bennett, Cassandra PhD  Ghica, VictorThe religious beliefs of the pre-Islamic Bedouin of North Arabia
Brown, IanPhDOckinga, BoyoA Prosopographical Study of Priests of the Mansions of Millions of Years of the Ramesside Period
Burchfield, Richard   PhD  Choat, Malcolm      Networks of the Theban Desert 
Burn, JohnPhDKanawati, NaguibClimate Change and Regime Change: An Investigation into the Changing Ecology of Late Old Kingdom Egypt
Choi, HyungPhDNobbs, AlannaThe Bible and spiritual guidance in the correspondence of Barsanuphius and John of Gaza
Clarke,Therese   PhD  Kanawati, Naguib    Interrelations between the Provinces and Memphis during Egypt's Old Kingdom        
Cooper, JulienPhDOckinga, BoyoThe Eastern Desert, Red Sea and Beyond: Toponyms, Ethnonyms and Cosmography
Darlow, StevenPhDKanawati, NaguibA Chronological Analysis of Middle Kingdom Tombs at Meir
De Souza, AaronPhDTristant, YannC-Group? Or Pan Grave: Establishing relationships in the Ceramic Traditions of the C-Group and Pan Grave Cultures
Debenham, IanPhDHillard, ThomasThe Roman Shipbuilding Industry
Dosoo, Raymond KorshiPhDChoat, MalcolmContext and Development of the PGM/PDM
Downes, AlanPhDMikkelsen, GunnerXixia Script
Dowton, JoshuaPhDWelborn, LaurenceSubverting Empire: The Book of Revelation as the Most Powerful Piece of Political Resistance Literature in the Early Empire
Drummond, AmandaPhDHillard, ThomasWriting the Emperors: Plutarch's and Suetonius' Treatment of Rome's Leaders
Dunnicliff, SamanathaPhDKanawati, NaguibSport and Games in the Old and Middle Kingdoms
Eiszele-Evans, SuzannePhDKanawati, NaguibThe Influences and Life of Mereruka Using Tomb Art
Farquharson, Paul      MPhilNobbs, Alanna  Investigation of Natural Phenomena in Historical Sources                                                       
Ferber, JennyPhDGhica, VictorMuslim-Byzantine Interactions in the 7th-9th Centuries: Letters, Gifts and Cultural Shifts
Ford, GraemePhDMikkelsen, GunnerPersian Texts from the Ming Court
Gillett, MiriamPhDMcKechnie, PaulInventing Identities: Graeco-Roman Constructions of the Etruscans
Gosbell, Louise    PhD  Welborn, Laurence  Disability in the Gospel of Luke                                                                               
Halaka, MervatMPhilChoat, MalcolmConfessors - Late Antique Egypt
Harding, RaymondPhDParry, KennethByzantine theatre - the missing link in the western cultural tradition
Hardtke, FrederickPhDTristant, YannEarly Egyptian Culture and Society: Gleanings from Rock Art in the Environs of the Upper Egyptian Nile Valley
Hartley, MaryPhDTristant, YannPause in the sand: dog burials in Egyptian archaeological record
Hong, AndrewPhDChan, ShirleyAn Ideal Leadership - a Comparative Study of the Confucian Classics and the New Testament
Hreszczuk, AdamPhDChoat, MalcolmRitual, Religion, And Magic: A Neurobiological and Cognitive Approach To Religious Practice In Roman Egypt
Jones, PaulPhDKanawati, NaguibAnimal Husbandry During the Old Kingdom to Middle Kingdom in Ancient Egypt
Keith, MichellePhDKanawati, NaguibFish and Fishing in Old Kingdom Tombs
Kepreotes, JamesPhDParry, KennethA Diachronic Study of Greek Paideia: Plato, Photios and Nicodemos the Athnite
Kidson, LynPhDNobbs, AlannaProclaming Christ as King without an Apostle in 1 Timothy
Kirk, EmmaPhDMikkelsen, GunnerChinese and Biblical Creation Myths
Kooyman, MilenaPhDOckinga, BoyoThe Title "Elder of the Portal"(smsw hzy.t): Its Meaning, Function and Significance in Ancient Egyptian Society
Kulikovsky, MarkPhDWelborn, LaurenceThe Relation Between Truth and Love in the Letters of John
Lee, DanielPhDChan, ShirleyConfucian Poetics - a Study of the Warring States Bamboo Manuscripts in the Shanghai Museum Collection
Loftus, SusanPhDNobbs, AlannaThe Construction of Episcopal Authority in Late Antique Gaul: A Case Study of the Role of Canon Law from the Sixth Century
MacDonald, SeumasPhDNobbs, AlannaA Comparative Study of Hilary of Poitiers and Basil of Caesarea
Mackay, GeorgePhDEvans, TrevorAncient Greek Documentary Papyri: The Pragmatics of Letter Writing in Third Century B.C.E. Egypt
Mair, ChristinePhDGhica, VictorThe condition of women in the oases of the Western Desert of Egypt in Late Antiquity and Byzantine Period
McClymont, AlicePhDOckinga, BoyoThe Classification and Interpretation of Inscriptional and Pictorial Erasures in Tombs of the Theban Necropoli
Michie, IanPhDParry, KennethPaideia and Askesis: Training for Virtue
Murphy, EdwinaPhDWelborn, LaurenceCyprian's Use of Paul
Nasoraia, Brikha    PhD  Mikkelsen, Gunner      A Critical Edition of the Secret Mandean Nasoraean Scroll                                                      
Orucu, Ferim     PhD  Kanawati, Naguib    Funerary Rites in Old-Middle Kingdoms                                                                          
Parker, RobertPhDKanawati, NaguibA History and Chronology of the Governors of Beni Hassan during the Middle Kingdom
Petrakis, VickiPhDParry, KennethSt Gregory the Theologians Doctrine of the Logos and its Antecedents
Pitkin, MelaniePhDKanawati, NaguibEgyptian False Doors and Funerary Stelae of the First Intermediate Period: A Typological Analysis
Price, RebeccaPhDNobbs, AlannaTemple Inscription as Evidence for the Population of Dura Europa in Seleucid, Parthian & Roman Periods
Robinson, AlexandraPhDWelborn, LaurenceA Linguistic Analysis of the Greek Text of the Epistle of Jude
Rowling, GilesPhDMcKechnie, PaulHow was Roman Law Received Into the Province of Arabia
Ryan, EllenPhDOckinga, BoyoThreats and Benefits: The Development of the Appeal to the King from Middle Kingdom to the end of New Kingdom
Scott, TimothyPhDDzino, DanijelConstructing the 'Germanic' Barbarian in Contemporary German Language Scholarship
Senn, HeidiPhDMcKechnie, PaulMilitary Organisation and Defence in Subordinate Poleis of Archaic Greece
Shannahan, JohnPhDMcKechnie, PaulThe Reign and Influence of Artaxerxes II
Shin, Min SeokPhDMcKechnie, PaulA Historical Re-Examination of the Persecution of 303 to 313
Shiner, Rory      PhD  Welborn, LaurenceHistory, Epistemology and the Resurrection Tradition
Smith, William   PhD  Kanawati, Naguib   The Egyptian Monarchy and the End of the Old Kingdom                                                      
Sowden, Laura     PhD  Mikkelsen, Gunner   Political Women in Early Imperial China                                                                       
Spalding-Stracey, GillianPhDGhica, VictorCoptic Crosses: A Window into Egyptian Christianity
St Demiana, AntoniaPhDGhica, VictorThe Sahidic Coptic Text of Leviticus: A Study and Edition Based on Pierpont Morgan Manuscript M566 and Other Sahidic Witnesses
St Shenouda, AnthonyPhDChoat, MalcolmThe Development of Coptic Hagiography
Staring, NicoPhDOckinga, BoyoBeyond the Grave: New Kingdom Tombs at Saqqara, Egypt as Shrines of Cultural Memory
Theodoridis, Ioannis   PhD  Parry, KennethThe Introduction of Coenobitic Monasticism on Mount Athos                                                      
Thorn, AlexanderPhDGhica, VictorThe Acts of Thomas: A Model for Early Syrian Christianity?
Turner, SusanPhDOckinga, BoyoThe Introduction, Nature, Role and Impact of the Horse in New Kingdom Egypt
Unwin, James     PhDWelborn, Laurence     Death, Identity, and Self-Presentation: A Conversation Between Seneca and Paul                                                              
Wade, JanetPhDParry, KennethMaritime Culture of Constantinople from 330CE to 565CE
West, GlennisePhDKanawati, NaguibThe Teknu
Rev Youkhanis, NarsaiPhDParry, KennethEcclesiastical Architecture of the Assyrian Church of the East

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