Pamela Armstrong profile

Dr Pamela Armstrong

Senior Reseach Fellow in Byzantine Cultural History and Dean of Degrees


Pamela Armstrong was awarded a BA (Hons.) in Greek (classical & medieval) from the Queen’s University, Belfast. On gaining a Greek Government scholarship at graduation she studied Byzantine hagiography in Athens for two years, where she developed an interest in Byzantine archaeology. She has an MA in Greek and Latin and a PhD in Byzantine and Ottoman Archaeology. She lived in Athens for another ten years, taking part in archaeological field work in Cyprus and Turkey, as well as in Greece. She also taught archaeology at College Year in Athens and organized a seminar series for five years at the French Centre Byzantin for the international scholarly community. In Oxford she is a member of the Sub-faculty of Archaeology and set up the Oxford Byzantine Ceramics Project.