MEET THE TEAM
DR. ELIZABETH M. GREENE
Dr. Greene is a Canada Research Chair and Associate Professor of Classical Studies at Western University. Her research focuses on Roman Provincial material culture and history, with a specialty in the Roman military and the role of women, children and families in frontier military communities. Beth has been the Principal Investigator of the Vindolanda Archaeological Leather Project at the Roman fort of Vindolanda since 2017.
As an MA student at Western University, Shereen started with the VALP project at its inception and has been working on various aspects of the research ever since. Shereen's expertise is with the recording and organization of the thousands of leather objects currently in the Vindolanda dataset. Shereen has excavated at sites around the Roman world and her research specialties focus on numismatics and the role of women in Roman society.
DR. CRAIG HARVEY
Craig received his PhD from the Interdepartmental Program in Classical Art and Archaeology at the University of Michigan in 2020. He is a Roman provincial archaeologist focusing on the interplay between imperialism and the environment, particularly as it is manifested though building materials and techniques. His research also extends to the formation of identity along the Roman frontiers, with particular interest in the economic and cultural relations between the Roman military and indigenous communities. Craig’s previous research and archaeological field work has largely centred on the Roman East and especially in Jordan, where he is associate director of the Humayma Excavation Project.
GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT
Jaymie completed their BA (Hons) in Classics at the University of British Columbia in 2019, they are currently a second year master’s student in the Classical Studies Department at Western University. Their work with VALP primarily includes the design of the website that you are on now! Their research interests include accessible and inclusive pedagogy practices, peer-teaching, numismatics, and gender and sexuality in the Ancient Mediterranean.