Steve Roskams

Steve Roskams

Steve Roskams is a Senior Lecturer in archaeology at the University of York. He has a background in rescue archaeology having worked for the Museum of London and directed a number of excavations in the city, principally the large-scale Billingsgate excavation.

He joined the university in 1983 and subsequently worked in North Africa, where he directed a number of projects in Beirut directing rescue excavations for Unesco, Carthage, and in Algeria at the legionary fortress of Lembaesis.

More recently he has been involved in a number of initiatives in the UK, at Mothecombe in southwest England and is engaged in currently directing excavations at the Roman fort at Malton, north of York.