Kit Morrell is a postdoctoral researcher working on the Anchoring Innovation project ‘Roman women: legal changes and finances’. Her research examines the impact of the Augustan marriage legislation on the legal and financial freedom of Roman women and the (dis)continuities between the Augustan reforms and earlier law and practice.
Kit completed her PhD at the University of Sydney in 2014, where she was a research associate and sessional teacher in the Department of Classics and Ancient History, before joining the University of Amsterdam. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons I) and a Bachelor of Laws (Hons I) from the University of Sydney.
Roman history; Roman law; provincial governance; ethics and exemplarity; Roman women.