Professor of Latin Literature
Fellow of St John's College
Areas of expertise
Horace Satires I (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics, 2012)
Ennius Perennis: The Annals and Beyond, ed. with William Fitzgerald (Cambridge Classical Journal Supplementary Volume, 2007)
The Loaded Table: Representations of Food in Roman Literature (Oxford, 1993)
"Trees and Family Trees in the Aeneid", Classical Antiquity 30 (2011) 87-118.
"Augustus and 'Syracuse'", Journal of Roman Studies 100 (2010) 69-87.
"Dangerous Sailing: Valerius Maximus and the Suppression of Sextus Pompeius", Classical Quarterly 61 (2010) 446-9.
“The Ends of the Beginning: Horace, Satires I", in Perceptions of Horace: A Roman Poet and his Readers, ed. L. Houghton and M. Wyke, Cambridge (2009) 39-60.
"Under the Influence: Maecenas and Bacchus in Georgics 2", in Augustan Poetry and the Irrational, ed. P. Hardie (OUP)
"Noises Off: The Thyestes Theme in Tacitus' Dialogus", in 8th Trends in
Classics: Roman Drama, ed. S. Frangoulidis and A. Rengakos (De Gruyter)
"Tasting the Roman World", in Taste and the Ancient Senses, ed. K. Rudolph (Acumen)
"Rus in urbe: l'intimité urbaine dans la poésie d'Horace", in L'invention de la vie privée et le modèle horatien, ed. N. Dauvois and B. Délignon (Editions Garnier)
"Dido and the Owl", in Wordplay and Powerplay in Latin Poetry, ed. P. Mitsis and I. Ziogas (De Gruyter)
"Girls will be Boys and Boys will be Girls, Or, What is the Gender of Horace's Epodes?", in Horace, Epodes: Literary Contexts, ed. P. Bather and C. Stocks (OUP)
- On leave 2014-2016, supported by a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship.