Staff profiles

Academic staff
Professor Barbara Borg Head of Classics and Ancient History, Professor (Greek and Roman art and iconography; Topography of Rome; Roman tombs and burial customs; art and text; Roman Egypt)
Professor David Braund Professor (Greek-Roman history, archaeology, culture, including all countries of its shores (Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, Russia, Georgia and Turkey); Greek and Roman Mediterranean especially ancient history)
Dr Sara Chiarini Lecturer (Early Greek literature and archaeology; literacy in ancient Greece; nonsense in ancient Greece; Greek epic poetry; Greek archaic art; ancient Greek iconography; cognitive studies applied to classical sources)
Dr Gaelle Coqueugniot Associate Research Fellow in Classics (Hellenistic history and material culture; Greece, Syria, Mesopotamia; administration, archives, libraries, agora; Graeco-Roman Dura-Europos)
Dr Richard Flower Lecturer (Roman and late Roman history; religious identity; late-antique and Christian 'patristic' literature, especially invective and heresiology; the many and various forms of authority)
Dr Gabriele Galluzzo Lecturer in Ancient Philosophy (Aristotle, ancient and medieval metaphysics; ancient theories of truth; contemporary metaphysics)
Dr Claire Holleran Lecturer (Roman social and economic history; the city of Rome; ancient retail; demography; labour history; urban economies)
Dr Elena Isayev Senior Lecturer (Human mobility; Migration; Identity and memory; PreRoman Italy; Roman Republican history; Archaeology and material culture; Fine art; Citizenship; Spatiality; Place; Connectivity; Sanctuary)
Dr Daniel King Lecturer (History of the body; ancient medicine; history of emotion; pain; literary and cultural theory; classical reception)
Dr Rebecca Langlands Senior Lecturer (Latin literature; Roman cultural history; Roman ethics; exempla and exemplarity; sexuality and gender; Classical reception)
Dr David Leith Advanced Research Fellow (HASS Strategy) (Ancient medicine; philosophy; papyrology)
Dr Sharon Marshall Lecturer (E&S) (Latin literature (especially epic, elegy and the novel); Translation Studies; the reception of Latin literature in Early Modern France; women writers; the history of the book)
Professor Lynette Mitchell Professor in Greek History and Politics (Greek politics; the intersection of Greek social and political history; Greeks and barbarians; Panhellenism and identity; Greek constitutional forms)
Dr Karen Ni-Mheallaigh Senior Lecturer (Ancient fiction; book-culture; lunar narratives; Lucian; Greek and Roman novel)
Professor Daniel Ogden Professor (Traditional narratives in antiquity; ancient religion and magic; Macedonian and Hellenistic dynasties)
Dr Martin Pitts Senior Lecturer (Roman archaeology (esp. Britain); globalization; consumption practices; material culture (esp. pottery); health & inequality; quantitative methods)
Professor Richard Seaford Professor (Tragedy; The Origins of Philosophy; Dionysos; Greek Religion; Presocratic Philosophy; Money; Ancient India; The Axial Age)
Professor John Wilkins Professor (Ancient medicine, food and culture, Greek drama especially comedy, Athenaeus of Naucratis)
Professor Matthew Wright Associate Professor (Greek and Roman poetry and drama; ancient literary criticism; fragments; quotation culture)
Teaching staff
Mr Ronald Impey
Dr Richard Stoneman Honorary Visiting Professor (Alexander the Great and his afterlife, especially in Persia; Alexander historians, especially Quintus Curtius; Hellenistic views of India; Xerxes and the Persian Empire; Pindar)
Emeritus Professors
Professor Christopher Gill Emeritus Professor of Ancient Thought
Professor Stephen Mitchell Emeritus Professor
Professor Peter Wiseman Emeritus Professor
Honorary University Fellows
Dr Altay Coskun Honorary University fellow
Dr Paul Curtis Honorary University Fellow
Mr David Harvey Honorary Fellow
Dr Saskia Hin Honorary University Fellow
Dr Kristin Leith Honorary University Fellow
Dr Robin Nadeau
Dr Eriko Ogden Honorary Fellow
Dr Paul Scade Honorary University Fellow
Dr Tim Whitmarsh Honorary Fellow