Deirdre O'Sullivan




Deirdre O’Sullivan is Lecturer in Archaeology in the School of Archaeology and Ancient History. A graduate in History and Archaeology, her MPhil research dealt with the Early Christian Archaeology of Cumbria. She has previously worked as a field archaeologist and as a post-excavation researcher at Durham and St Andrews. At Leicester she was responsible for introducing and running a Masters programme in Post Excavation Skills, and has directed fieldwork projects at St Bees Priory, Cumbria, the early Christian monastery on Lindisfarne (Holy Island) Northumberland, and locally at the post-medieval pottery manufacturing centre at Ticknall, Derbyshire.

Current research work has been centred on the archaeologies and histories of the Dissolution and on friaries.

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Explore 15th century England through archaeology, history and literature against the backdrop of the excavation of Richard III.

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