David Rafferty

David Rafferty

School of Humanities

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.

David Rafferty is a researcher in the political history of the Roman Republic. Since 2022 he has been an ARC DECRA Fellow in Classics, working on the project “How Republics Die: Rome's democratic breakdown in the first century BCE”.

David received his PhD from the University of Melbourne in 2016. He subsequently held a teaching position at Massey University in New Zealand (2017-19). He has published a monograph and several journal articles on ancient Roman and Greek history, and is active in the Australasian Roman History community.

I was awarded a DECRA by the ARC, which runs from 2022-2025. The project is entitled ".How Republics Die: Rome's democratic breakdown in the first century BCE"

  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2023 Co-Supervisor Greek Physicians Under Rome: Immigration and Integration Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Miss Chelsea May Louise Schwartz
    2022 Co-Supervisor In the Shadow of Augustus: Succession Crises in the Roman Empire AD 14 - 193. Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mr Timothy Edward Hart
    2022 Principal Supervisor Legitimacy and Authoritarianism in the Late Roman Republic Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Nicholas Keefe George

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