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Bronwen Neil is Professor of Ancient History at Macquarie, and member of the Macquarie University Ancient Cultures Research Centre. She studied Linguistics, Classics and Ancient History at the University of Queensland (1987-1991), before undertaking a Master of Arts in Theological Research at Durham University, UK (1997/1998) and completing her PhD at Australian Catholic University in 1999. Subsequently, she joined the Centre for Early Christian Studies there (2000-2015), serving as Associate Director (2014-2015). From 2001-2005 she held an ARC Postgraduate Research Fellowship, while teaching in the School of Theology at ACU. In 2010 she was appointed the inaugural holder of the Burke Senior Lectureship in Ecclesiastical Latin, and in 2015 was promoted to Associate Professor. She was awarded an ARC Future Fellowship (2014-2018) and joined Macquarie University as Professor of Ancient History in 2017.

Education/Academic qualification

Medieval Latin, PhD, Australian Catholic University


Theological Studies, Masters of Arts, University of Durham


Classics, Bachelor of Arts Honours, The University of Queensland


External positions

Editorial board, Journal of Late Antiquity

2019 → …

Council, Australian Academy of the Humanities


Series editor, Byzantina Australiensia, E.J. Brill

2017 → …

Research Associate, University of South Africa


Editorial board, Vigiliae Christianae, E.J. Brill

2016 → …

Editorial board, Scrinium, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

2015 → …

Subject editor, Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity, E.J. Brill

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Crises of Leadership in the Eastern Roman Empire (250-1000 CE)

Neil, B., Anagnostou, E., Bishop, C., de Bruyn, T. & Edwell, P.


Project: Research

Memories of Utopia: Destroying the Past to Create the Future (300-650 CE)

Neil, B., Mayer, W., Allen, P. & De Wet, C.


Project: Research

  • Research Outputs

    Memories of Utopia: the revision of histories and landscapes in Late Antiquity

    Neil, B. (ed.) & Simic, K. (ed.), 2020, (Accepted/In press) Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group. 352 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/Anthology

  • Merovingian Letters and Letter-Writers

    Neil, B. & Rosbrook, C., 2020, In : Journal of Medieval Latin.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article/Exhibition review

    Dreams, virtue and divine knowledge in Early Christian Egypt

    Neil, B., Costache, D. & Wagner, K., 2019, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 350 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Gelasius I

    Neil, B., 2019, Great Christian jurists and legal collections in the first millennium. Reynolds, P. L. (ed.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press (CUP), p. 297-314 18 p. (Law and Christianity).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Prizes

    University Medal

    Bronwen Neil (Recipient), 1992



    Journal of late antiquity (Journal)

    Bronwen Neil (Reviewer)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial work

    Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group (Publisher)

    Bronwen Neil (Reviewer)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial work

    Pan Macmillan (Publisher)

    Bronwen Neil (Reviewer)
    2017 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial work

    Sehepunkt: rezensionsjournal für geschichtswissenschaften (Journal)

    Bronwen Neil (Reviewer)
    2017 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial work

    Journal of Early Christian Studies (Journal)

    Bronwen Neil (Reviewer)
    2016 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial work