Miles Russell

Dr Miles Russell

  • 01202 961258
  • mrussell at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Senior Lecturer In Archaeology
  • Christchurch House C234, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Dr Miles Russell is a senior lecturer in prehistoric and Roman archaeology with over 30 years experience of archaeological fieldwork and publication.

In 1988 he graduated from the Institute of Archaeology, University College London, with a BA in Roman Archaeology and worked as a field officer for the UCL Field Archaeology Unit and as a project manager for the Oxford Archaeological Unit on sites across southern and central England.

He joined Bournemouth University in 1993 and has conducted fieldwork in England, Wales, Scotland, the Isle of Man, Germany, Sicily and Russia. He is director of Regnum and co-director of the Durotriges Project, both investigating the transition from the Iron Age to Roman period across SE and SW Britain.

He gained his doctorate, on Neolithic monumental architecture, in 2000 and was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London in 2006. ..

Miles is a regular contributor to television and radio, his most recent appearances being in Time Team, Timewatch, The Seven Ages of Britain, Landscape Mysteries, the One Show, Digging for Britain, Rome's Lost Legion, Operation Stonehenge: what lies beneath, A History of Ancient Britain, The Big Spring Clean, Witness, Discovery, Making History, The Sacred Landscapes of Britain, Border Country: the story of Britain's lost Middleland, Secrets from the Sky and Underground Britain.





Journal Articles


  • Russell, M., 1999. “Time And Relative Dimensions In Space”: Reassessing the origins, nature, significance, impact and evolution of Early Neolithic monumental architecture upon the chalk landscapes of Central South-eastern England. PhD Thesis. Bournemouth University; School of Conservation Sciences.
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