Professor Andrew Wilson

Andrew Wilson, Professor of the Archaeology of the Roman Empire, Universityof Oxford. His research interests include the economy of the Roman Empire, ancient technology, ancient water supply and usage, Roman North Africa, and archaeological field survey. Together with Alan Bowman he directs the Oxford Roman Economy Project (OxREP); and with Chris Howgego he directs the Coin Hoards of the Roman Empire Project. 

Recent publications include: Quantifying the Roman Economy: Methods and Problems (ed. with Alan Bowman, Oxford, 2009), Alexandria and the North-Western Delta (ed. with Damian Robinson, Oxford, 2010), Maritime Archaeology and Ancient Trade in the Mediterranean (ed. with Damian Robinson, Oxford 2011), Settlement, Urbanization and Population (ed. with Alan Bowman, Oxford, 2011), and The Roman Agricultural Economy: Organization, Investment, and Production (ed. with Alan Bowman, Oxford, 2013).

Research Interests:

The economy of the Roman empire, Ancient economies, Ancient technology and mining

Personal Webpage(s):

Classics at Oxford

School of Archaeology

The Oxford Roman Economy Project

Coin Hoards of the Roman Empire