Explore 15th century England through archaeology, history and literature against the backdrop of the excavation of Richard III.
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.
More info: http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/archaeology/people/osullivan