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Dr James Richardson PhD

Senior Lecturer in Classical Studies

School of Humanities



  • PhD - The University of Exeter (2005)

Prizes and Awards

  • Marsden Grant - Royal Society of New Zealand (2016)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

At the moment my research is primarily focused on two main areas: the influence which Roman historical and political thought and ideology had on the formation and nature of the literary tradition of early Rome; and the formation of the Roman state and constitution, and the development of associated ideas such as identity and citizenship.


21st Century Citizenship

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Classical Greek and Roman History (210306): Historical Studies (210300): History And Archaeology (210000)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 1

Current Projects

Project Title: The Individual and the State in Early Rome

Date Range: 2016 - 2019

Funding Body: Royal Society of New Zealand

Project Team:

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