Jennifer Webb

Adjunct Professor Jennifer Webb

  • Post Nominals: FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2001
  • Section(s): Classical Studies, Archaeology


Dr Jenny Webb studied classics and ancient history at the University of Melbourne and subsequently at the British School of Archaeology at Athens, where she undertook a PhD on the architectural and iconographic evidence for ritual practice in Late Bronze Age Cyprus for the University of Melbourne.

She has held teaching positions at the University of Adelaide, the University of Melbourne and La Trobe University. She held an Australian Research Council Fellowship at La Trobe University from 1998 to 2002 and has co-directed excavations at Marki, Deneia and Politiko in Cyprus. Jenny is currently Charles La Trobe Research Fellow with the Archaeology Program and Editor-in-Chief of Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology, a monograph series published in Sweden by Astroms Forlag.

Jenny Webb was awarded Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia, in the Queen’s Birthday 2017 Honours List, for her service to education, particularly to archaeology, as an academic, researcher and author, and to the community.

Acknowledgement of Country

The Australian Academy of the Humanities recognises Australia’s First Nations Peoples as the traditional owners and custodians of this land, and their continuous connection to country, community and culture.