Dr Joanne Berry

Dr Joanne Berry

Associate Professor, Classics, Ancient History & Egyptology

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 606383

Email address

Research Links

Available For Postgraduate Supervision

About

Jo Berry is a Roman historian who specialises in the material culture of Roman Italy, particularly Pompeii and the other cities in the Bay of Naples. She is the author of The Complete Pompeii (Thames and Hudson, 2007), co-editor (with Andrew Wallace-Hadrill) of The Cultural History of the Home: Antiquity (Bloomsbury, 2020), and co-editor (with Rebecca Benefiel) of the forthcoming Oxford Handbook to Pompeii and Environs (Oxford University Press). 

Areas Of Expertise

  • Roman urbanism
  • Roman material culture, esp. household artefacts
  • Domestic life and houses
  • Pompeii and Herculaneum
  • Roman social history

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Roman history in all periods
Pompeii and the Cities of Vesuvius
Italy before the Romans
Gender
Roman visual culture