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Faculty Contacts

The Chief Secretary is Ms Lina Undicino.

For enquiries about undergraduate courses please contact the Undergraduate Administrator: email, telephone 01223 335151.

For enquiries about graduate courses please contact the Graduate Administrator: email, telephone 01223 335960.

Our postal address is: Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge CB3 9DA, UK. Directions and access information are available here.

Fax: (+44) (0)1223 335409

Questions about and corrections to this website (but not general enquiries) should be addressed to


College Contacts (Director of Studies)

Each College appoints a Director of Studies to take care of its undergraduates studying Classics. Directors of Studies arrange supervisions, and guide students through the complexities of the degree. The table below gives the names of Directors of Studies for 2015/16, and the links will take you to a page with full contact details. Where the job is split, the information in brackets will tell you who is on duty in a particular term or for a particular part of the Tripos. Prospective undergraduate applicants should ordinarily approach the Director of Studies for Prelims or Part 1, if listed.

Christ’s College

Dr Carrie Vout

Churchill College

Dr Jerry Toner

Clare College

Dr Charles Weiss

Corpus Christi College

Dr Jo Willmott (Part 1A + 1B), Dr James McNamara (Part II, MT) & Dr Christopher Kelly (Part II, LT & ET)

Downing College

Dr Paul Millett

Emmanuel College

Dr Chris Whitton

Fitzwilliam College

Dr Sara Owen

Girton College

Dr Helen Van Noorden

Gonville & Caius College

Dr Alessandro Launaro (MT, LT), Dr Rosanna Omitowoju (ET)

Homerton College

Dr Myrto Hatzimichali

Hughes Hall

Dr Jerry Toner

Jesus College

Dr James Clackson

King's College

Prof. Robin Osborne (Prelim, Part IA, Part IB), Dr Rosanna Omitowoju (Part II)

Lucy Cavendish College

Dr John Patterson (MT, LT), Dr Philippa Steele (ET)

Magdalene College

Dr John Patterson (MT, LT), Dr Philippa Steele (ET)

Murray Edwards College

Dr Hannah Willey (LT) & Dr Francesca Middleton (Part II MT, ET)

Newnham College

Dr Emily Kneebone (Prelims, Part IA, Part IB), Dr Hannah Price (Part II)

Pembroke College

Dr Torsten Meissner


Dr Philip Pattenden (

Queens' College

Dr David Butterfield (LT, ET & New Starters), Dr Moreed Arbabzadah (MT,

Robinson College

Dr Rosanna Omitowoju

St. Catharine's College

Dr Siobham Chomse (MT, & Dr Robert Wardy (LT, ET)

St. Edmund's College

Dr Tiziana D'Angelo

St. John's College

Prof. Tim Whitmarsh

Selwyn College

Dr Rupert Thompson

Sidney Sussex College

Dr Yannis Galanakis (LT, ET) & Dr James McNamara (MT,

Trinity College

Dr Neil Hopkinson

Trinity Hall

Dr Elena Giusti (

Wolfson College

Dr Philippa Steele

Upcoming events

Literature Seminar

Oct 26, 2016

Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04

Strike a Pose

Oct 27, 2016

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Plato, Charmides

Oct 27, 2016


The B Club

Oct 31, 2016

Faculty of Classics, Room 1.11

Ancient History Seminar

Oct 31, 2016

Faculty of Classics, Room G.21

Upcoming events

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Vacancy - Research Associate, ‘Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems’ Project (CREWS)

Oct 20, 2016

Applications are sought for a Research Associate who will be a member of the ‘Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems’ (CREWS) project, led by the Principal Investigator Dr Philippa Steele.

How to write a Greek Dictionary

Oct 06, 2016

Watch the film about the Faculty's Greek Lexicon Project, working towards a a new dictionary of Ancient Greek.

New Discovery

Sep 20, 2016

Professor Jack Davis and Dr Sharon Stocker (Department of Classics, University of Cincinnati), ‘Sometimes All That Glitters Is Gold: The Tomb of the Griffin Warrior at Pylos’, 5 pm on Monday 10 October in Room LG.17, Faculty of Law, Sidgwick Site. To reserve your place please reply to by Monday 3 October.

Temporary University Lectureships in Classics (Ancient History)

Aug 31, 2016

Applications are welcome for two temporary lectureships in Classics (Ancient History) from 01 January 2017. Please see the Jobs & Vacancies page for further information.

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