Alejandro Quevedo

Alejandro Quevedo was a visiting postdoctoral felllow in the Univesity of California, Berkeley Roman Material Culture Laboratory for the Fall, 2019 semester, supported by a SéNeCa(+)  fellowship from the region of Murcia (Spain),  He is a specialist in Roman pottery and currently holds a position as a post-doctoral researcher at the Department of Archaeology at the University of Murcia. For his PhD he focused on the analysis of pottery contexts from Carthago Nova between the High Empire and Late Antiquity and their implications for the urban transformation of the city  (Oxford, Archaeopress, 2015).

In recent years he has been a postdoctoral researcher at both the Centre Camille Jullian (Aix-Marseille University, France) and at the Spanish School of History and Archaeology in Rome (Spanish National Research Council).

His research focuses on the study of the economy of the southeastern part of the Iberian Peninsula during the Roman period as evidenced by the ceramic evidence and commercial exchanges between Spain, Italy and North Africa in Antiquity, with emphasis on coastal Algeria.

Whiile in residence at UC Berkeley he assisted with the analysis of the fabrics for the African amphoras in the Palatine East site assemblage.