Staff Profile:Professor Annalisa Marzano

Name:
Professor Annalisa Marzano
Job Title:
Professor
Responsibilities:

Member, Regional Advisory Group for Internationalization (Europe)

Background/Qualifications:

Laurea cum laude (Florence); MPhil; PhD with distinction (Columbia); SFHEA, FRHistS, FSA

Before her appointment at Reading Professor Marzano taught at Columbia University and the University of Oxford. At Oxford she was Research Assistant at the Institute of Archaeology (2004-2008), Research Staff for the Oxford Roman Economy Project (2005-2008), and W. Golding Research Fellow at Brasenose College (2005-2008).

Areas of Interest:

Professor Marzano's research interests rest in the sphere of Roman social and economic history. Recent and current areas of investigation are:

  • Roman Economy: Professor Marzano works on different aspects of the Roman economy including ancient agriculture and horticulture, continuity and disruption in the exploitation of economic resources, settlement patterns, and urbanism in Britain, Spain, and Italy. For more information click here
  • Roman Villas: Her research has explored the ideology of the villa and its production as depicted in the texts of Latin authors; the varied nature of capital investments; and how the social function of villas changed throughout the centuries.
  • Marine Resources, large-scale fishing, and aquaculture: Professor Marzano is an expert on Roman marine aquaculture and large-scale fishing and her research has brought attention to the importance the exploitation of marine resources had in the ancient economy.

Postgraduate Supervision:

Professor Marzano is happy to discuss proposals in any area connected to the Roman economy and society (both in the Republic and Empire), and the interrelation between text and image as a means of communication in the public and private sphere.

Current PhD Students:
  • Jessica Feito, 'Detecting Regional Variation in the Roman Diet'. 
  • Roberta Ferritto, 'The Roman maritime villas of southern Lazio: Construction, Design and Connection to the Sea’
  • Lee Grana Nicolaou, 'The fishing industry in Roman Britain'.
  • Mauro Serena, 'The many images of the Achaemenids at Rome (205 CBE - 224 CE)'
As second supervisor:
  • Maria Lloyd, 'The Severi and their political messages'

Completed:

  • Orazio Camaioni, 'Varro's Antiquitates Rerum Humanarum'.
  • Mick Stringer, 'The impact of definitions and recording systems on economic decision-making in the Roman world'.
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Field Experience:

Since 2018 Professor Marzano has been co-directing the "Casa della Regina Carolina Project" at Pompeii. The project is surveying the elite dwelling located at VIII 3.14 (only partly excavated in the 19th century) and excavating the garden area.

Past archaeological experience include:

  • Apolline Project, Naples/Italy; Roman site; 2009-2013
  • Dakhleh Oasis Project, Amheida/Egypt; Pharaonic to Late Antique site; 2008.
  • Post Aedem Castoris Project, Rome/Italy; Roman site; 2005.
  • Euesperides Project, Benghazi /Libya; Archaic and Hellenistic site; 2005.
  • Restoring Ancient Stabiae, Castellamare di Stabia/Italy; Roman site; 2001, 2002.
  • Chianciano Terme, Siena/Italy; Roman site; 1995-2000
  • Poggibonsi, Siena/Italy; Medieval site; 1993.
  • Chianti Field Survey, Chianti/Italy; 1992.
  • Massa Marittima, Grosseto/Italy; Etruscan site; 1989-1991.
  • Archaeological Laboratory, Florence/Italy; 1988-1990.
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  • Marzano, A. (2000) Archeologia subacquea. In: Belmonte, G. (ed.) Blu di Puglia: Ambienti e itinerari sommersi intorno al Salento. Conte Editore, Lecce, pp. 161-165. ISBN 9788887143362

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A complete list of publications and papers can be found on her personal webpage.

 

Dr A Marzano

Contact Details

Email:
a.marzano@reading.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0) 118 378 6991

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