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Dr Ulriika Vihervalli MA (Hons), MSc, PhD

Lecturer in Late Antique History History


Personal Statement

I am a late Roman historian specialising in societal and cultural change between the fourth to sixth centuries CE. The focus of my teaching and research is the late antique era, and in particular I have worked on sexual norms and behaviours in patristic thought. More recently, I have conducted social network analysis on early medieval histories, with a focus on women, warfare and violence.

I joined the department in Liverpool in 2020, having previously worked as a researcher at the University of Sheffield (2018-2020) and as a post-doctoral fellow in Rome in 2018, and having also held various teaching and lecturing roles at Cardiff University (2014-2018). I received my PhD from Cardiff University in 2017, and prior to this received my MSc from the University of Edinburgh and my MA (Hons) from the University of Glasgow.