Dr Shaun A. Mudd

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University of Exeter

PhD, Classics

Thesis: 'Constructive Drinking in the Roman Empire: The First to Third Centuries AD'

Supervisors: Professor John Wilkins and Dr Martin Pitts

Examiners: Professor Jason König, Dr Claire Holleran


Swansea University

MA, Ancient History and Classical Culture – Distinction

Dissertation: 'Roman Attitudes to Heavy Drinking'


University of Wales: Swansea University

BA (Hons), Ancient History – First Class Honours

Dissertation: 'The Significance of Food as a Factor Encouraging the Mob Violence of the Plebs Urbana in the Late Republic'


Professional/research experience

September 2016 - present:

Senior Associate Teacher

Department of History, University of Bristol.  See the teaching section for further details.

July 2015 - present:

Senior Programmes Administrator

Academic Development, University of Exeter

April 2013 - January 2014:

Organising Committee Member for AMPRAW 2013, the Third ‘Annual Meeting of Postgraduates in the Reception of the Ancient Word’

College of Humanities, University of Exeter.  Conference held on 5-6 Dec. 2013, at the University of Exeter. See the AMPRAW 2013 website.

July 2012 - February 2013:

Research Data Management for the AHRC-funded ‘Future Memory in Place’ Project

Administered by Open Exeter (Library, University of Exeter). Available online.

October 2011 - October 2012:

Editor of Pegasus, vol. 55 (2012)

Pegasus is the Journal of the Department of Classics and Ancient History at the University of Exeter. See Pegasus' website for further information.

September 2011 - February 2014:

Bibliographer for ‘The Food Bibliography’

A collaboration between: Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies (Florence, Italy) and L'Institut Européen d'Histoire et des Cultures de l'Alimentation (Tours, France). Available online.

September 2011 - June 2015:

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Department of Classics and Ancient History, University of Exeter.  See the teaching section for further details.

2008 - 2010:

Archaeologist, Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeology Trust

Oystermouth Castle excavations (Oystermouth, Swansea, 2009-2010)
Two three-week excavations
Medieval to Post-Medieval site

Church Hill survey and excavation (Penmaen, Swansea, 2008)
One three-week survey and excavation, with an additional period finds processing
Roman to Early-Medieval site


CV: Membership of Professional Bodies/Professional Qualifications


Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA)

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Drinking Studies Network

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The Classical Association

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