Emlyn is Assistant Director for Archaeology at the British School at Rome and an archaeologist specialising in the study of ancient Greek and Roman agriculture, technology, trade and economies. His recently published book focuses on the wine production and viticulture of two Roman settlements in Turkey and Greece. He currently coordinates a survey project across the Cycladic islands of Greece, which investigates the production of wine and oil, and the presence of ancient knowledge networks, with a focus on the identification and distribution of agricultural technology from the Classical to Late Antique eras. He has previously excavated and surveyed at sites in Turkey, Italy and Greece, including the Athenian Agora and Acropolis and at Pompeii.
Emlyn holds Research Affiliate posts at the Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens and the Centre for Ancient Cultural Heritage and Environment, and is an Honorary Postdoctoral Fellow at Macquarie University. He is the recent recipient of a Landscape Studies Award from the British School at Athens, Early-Career Award from the Australasian Society for Classical Studies, and a prestigious Travelling Fellowship from the Australian Academy of the Humanities.