Associate Professor Watts' research interests include Roman and pre-Roman (Celtic) Britain, Early Christianity, and Roman Provincial Government.
Associate Professor Watts has a BA and PhD (Qld), ATCL (London), AMusA, is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London, and a Member of the Australian College of Educators. She is currently a Reader in Classics and Ancient History.
Her current research project is A Dictionary of Roman Britain.
She has published a number of articles and three books on pre- and Roman Britain: Boudicca's Heirs: Women in Early Britain (Routledge, London 2005); Religion in Late Roman Britain: Forces of Change (Routledge, London, 1998); Christians and Pagans in Roman Britain (Routledge, London 1991).
Associate Professor Watts holds the following memberships:
Fellow, Society of Antiquaries of London
Member, Society for Promotion of Roman Studies (London)
Member, Australian College of Educators
Member, Australasian Society for Classical Studies
Member Queensland History Teachers' Association
Registered Teacher, Queensland
Member of Executive, Friends of Antiquity
Member of Executive, Queensland Friends of the Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens