Dr Roth is a historian of slavery, with a particular interest in slavery’s role in the evolution of European socio-economic structures, particularly those concerning class and gender relations. She has published widely on Roman slavery, pertaining to both the Roman republican and the imperial period, as well as on slavery among the early Christians and in late antiquity.
Dr Sandon is a Latin epigrapher, with particular interests in the study of Rome’s freed women. A native of Vicenza in Italy, she has conducted doctoral research at the University of Edinburgh, creating the largest database of all epigraphically attested women who were once enslaved to a Roman. She is currently preparing the results for publication as a research monograph.