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Archaeologist. Author. President Emeritus of the American University of Rome.

Richard Hodges, OBE, is President Emeritus of the American University of Rome and Professor of Archaeology at the University of East Anglia, UK; he was formerly the Williams Director of the Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, USA. He is the author of many books, including Dark Age Economics, Mohammed, Charlemagne and the Origins of Europe, The Anglo-Saxon Achievement, Wall to Wall HistoryTowns and Trade in the Age of Charlemagne, Goodbye to the Vikings and (with Riccardo Francovich) Villa to Village, all published by Bloomsbury Academic. 

Richard's latest publication is Travels with an Archaeologist: Finding a Sense of Place - you can find a review here.

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