Co-Investigator, AHRC project “Greek Epic of the Roman Empire: A Cultural History”
College Lecturer and Director of Studies in Prelim and Part IA Classics, Newnham College
Imperial Greek literature; Latin and Greek didactic poetry; Greek epic (esp. later epic); animals in the ancient world; the ancient novel; cultural identity in the Roman empire.
‘The limits of enquiry in imperial Greek didactic poetry,’ in J. König and G. Woolf (eds.) Authority and Expertise in Ancient Scientific Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (in press).
‘Josephus’ Esther and diaspora Judaism,’ in T. Whitmarsh and S. Thomson (eds.) The Romance Between Greece and the East, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (2013), 165-182.
‘The Poetics of Knowledge in Oppian’s Halieutica,’ Ramus 37 (2008), 32-59
‘Dilemmas of the Diaspora: Josephus Antiquities 11.184-296,’ Ramus 36 (2007), 51-77
‘Fish in Battle? Quintus of Smyrna and the Halieutica of Oppian,’ in M. Baumbach and S. Bär (eds.) Quintus Smyrnaeus: Transforming Homer in Second Sophistic Epic. Berlin: De Gruyter (2007), 285-305.