Lecturer in Classics (Ancient Philosophy)
Fellow and Director of Studies at Homerton College
Ancient philosophy, in particular the history of philosophy in the first century BC; Greek commentaries on Aristotle; ancient intellectual history more broadly, including the work of scholars based at the great Library of Alexandria; ancient theories on language and grammar.
‘Poetry, science and scholarship: the rise and fall of Nicander of Colophon’, in M.A. Harder, R.F Regtuit., G.C. Wakker (eds.), Nature and Science in Hellenistic Poetry, Hellenistica Groningana 15, Leuven-Peeters 2009:19-40
‘Plutarch: the Philosophical Writings’, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome, ed. M. Gagarin, OUP 2010: Volume 5, 333-5.
‘Antiochus’ biography’ in D. Sedley (ed.) The Philosophy of Antiochus, CUP 2012: 9-30
‘The texts of Plato and Aristotle in the first century BC’ in M. Schofield (ed.) Plato, Aristotle and Pythagoreanism in the First Century BC, CUP: 1-27
‘Ashes to ashes? The Library of Alexandria after 48 BC’, in J. König, K. Oikonomopoulou and G. Woolf (eds.) Ancient Libraries, CUP.
‘Encyclopaedism in the Alexandrian Library’, in J. König and G. Woolf (eds.), Encyclopaedias and Encyclopaedism from Antiquity to the Renaissance. CUP