Personal profile

Research overview

Sarah Prince is a current PhD candidate at the University of St Andrews, supervised by Dr Thomas Biggs, exploring the development of pietas throughout the Roman Republic and its role within social and political display. She holds a Masters of Philosophy from the University of Queensland, (2021) where she also completed her BA (First Class Honours). Her MPhil thesis, 'The Presentation of Scipio Africanus: Hellenization and Roman Elite Display in the 3rd and 2nd Centuries BCE' was supervised by Associate Professor Tom Stevenson (UQ). 

Sarah has tutored several courses in Classical Languages (Latin) and Ancient History (Greek and Roman Art and Archaeology, Roman Republican History). She is a lover of numismatics, and recently held a Junior Research Fellowship at the Australian Centre for Ancient Numismatic Studies in Sydney, Australia (2021), a Museum Internship in the Coins and Medals Department at the University of Cambridge (2022), sponsored by the British Numismatics Society, and undertook a course in Greek Numismatics at the British School of Athens, supported by the Royal Numismatics Society and the BSA. 

Her research interests lie in the politics and society of the Roman and Hellenistic worlds between the 4th and 1st Centuries, particularly on the interaction between Roman and Mediterranean elite and how this impacted their methods of political presentation and elite display, especially within numismatics. 

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Philosophy, The Presentation of Scipio Africanus: Hellenization and Roman Elite Display in the 3rd-2nd Centuries


Award Date: 15 Dec 2021

Bachelor of Arts, Politics of Virtue and the Clipeus Virtutis of Augustus, University of Queensland


Award Date: 15 Dec 2018