Dr Michael Stewart

Honorary Research Fellow

School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


Dr M. E. Stewart completed his PhD at the University of Queensland in 2013. His research focuses on issues of culture, gender, and identity in Late Antiquity and the early Middle Ages. He has published a number of articles and a book on these themes. His most recent paper, 'The Dangers of the Soft Life: Manly and Unmanly Romans in Procopius' Gothic Wars' will appear in the Journal of Late Antiquity 10.2. (Fall 2017). His second book, Masculinity, Identity, and Power-Politics in the Age of Justinian: A Study of Procopius is under contract with AMSTERDAM UNIVERSITY PRESS, and due for publication in late 2019. He is also the editor of a proposed handbook on Identity, Gender and Power in Late Antiquity for Routledge. Dr Stewart taught HIST2615: Age of Crusades in semester 1 2016 and HIST1400: Medieval and Early Medieval World in semester 2 2016 at the University of Queensland.

Research Interests

  • Culture, gender, literature and identity in Late Antiquity, Byzantium, and the early Middle Ages


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland


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