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Personal profile


Brian Campbell was educated at Queen's University Belfast and the University of Oxford and is Professor of Roman History. From 2002 to 2005 he held a Leverhulme Senior Research Fellowship to pursue a project on rivers in the ancient world, and in 2005 he was a visiting fellow at All Souls', Oxford. In 2004 he delivered the Broughton Memorial Lecture at the University of North Carolina. He is a member of the AHRC Peer Review College.

Research Statement

His main research interests lie in the area of the Roman army, ancient military writers, Roman imperial politics, and land survey.

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Research Output

Failures of imperialism, 60 BC-AD 14

Campbell, B., 2012, A Companion to Roman Imperialism. Hoyos, D. (ed.). Brill, (History of Warfare; vol. 81).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Rivers and the Power of Ancient Rome

Campbell, B., Aug 2012, University of North Carolina Press. 637 p. (Studies in the History of Greece and Rome)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Managing disruptive rivers

Campbell, B., Oct 2010, Riparia dans l'empire romain. Hermon, E. (ed.). British Archaeological Reports, p. 317-328 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

River definitions in Roman technical literature

Campbell, B., 2009, In : Agri centuriati International Journal of Landscape Archaeology. 6, p. 188-193 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Activities

    • 1 Research and Teaching at External Organisation

    University of Oxford

    Brian Campbell (Visitor)
    Jun 2011Sep 2011

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesResearch and Teaching at External Organisation