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Dr Angela Morelli

Dr Angela Morelli studied the History of Art and Architecture at the University of Manchester, Classics and Ancient History (MA) at Swansea University and Archaeology (PhD) at the University of Wales, Newport. She has taught art history since 2001 on various subjects and periods ranging from Ancient Greek and Roman art, Medieval, Tudor and Renaissance to Victorian art and representations of gender in twentieth and twenty first century art and photography.

Research interests include: the use and reuse of classical themes and characters within the history of art as it covers numerous periods and genres. She is also interested in nineteenth century art with particular reference to interpretations and perceptions of social history including portrayals relating to mental health, crime and funerary art.

She published her first book in 2009 (Roman Britain and Classical Deities: Gender and Sexuality in Roman Art. Oxford: Archaeopress (British Archaeological Reports British Series) and is currently working on her second (Romano-British Art).

She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.