Professor Maureen Carroll

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Department of Archaeology, The University of Sheffield

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Maureen is Professor of Roman Archaeology. Her research focuses on death, burial, and commemoration in the Roman world, with a particular interest in earliest childhood, including aspects of childbirth, infant mortality and commemoration, and the socialisation of the Roman child. She is co-editor and contributor to Infant Health and Death in Roman Italy and Beyond (with Emma-Jayne Graham, J. Roman Archaeology Supplement 96, 2014). Having conducted research whilst on a Leverhulme Research Fellowship in 2012/2013, she is now writing a book on Infancy and Earliest Childhood in the Roman World for OUP. Another current research project (with physical anthropologist Tracy Prowse from McMaster University) explores lead processing and lead poisoning in a Roman rural population at Vagnari in south-east Italy. She is the author of approximately 100 books, peer-reviewed journal articles, conference papers, and book chapters on various aspects of the Roman world.

Maureen is a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London, a member of the British School at Rome, and a member of the Classical Association (Sheffield).