Jocelyn was an English archaeologist and art historian. She was a leading British scholar in Roman artistic studies in the mid-twentieth century and one of the recognised authorities in the world. Jocelyn graduated with a first class degree in Classical Tripos from Cambridge before going on to work as a tutor and lecturer at Oxford, Reading and Cambridge Universities, before becoming Laurence Professor of Classical Archaeology at Cambridge from 1951-1962. Jocelyn conducted her archaeological work in Roman Britain, broadening her appreciation to provincial and Celtic art. She died 1985.