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Faculty & College Officers

Faculty Contacts

Director of Undergraduate Studies Dr Renaud Gagné

Director of Graduate Studies Professor Tim Whitmarsh

Chief Secretary Ms Lina Undicino

Archivist Dr Rebecca Naylor

Curator Dr Susanne Turner

Librarian Ms Lyn Bailey

 

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Caucus Secretaries

(MT = Michaelmas Term, LT = Lent Term, ET = Easter Term)

A (Literature):  Professor Stephen Oakley

B (Philosophy): Professor Gábor Betegh

C (History): Dr Rebecca Flemming

D (Art & Archaeology): Dr Alessandro Launaro

E (Linguistics): Dr Torsten Meißner

X (Interdisciplinary): Dr Ingo Gildenhard

 

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 current Directors of Studies, 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

Prof. David Sedley (MT), Prof. Caroline Vout (LT & ET)

Churchill College

Dr Jerry Toner

Clare College

Dr Charles Weiss

Corpus Christi College

Dr Jo Willmott (1A & 1B), Dr Thomas Nelson (II)

Downing College

Dr Frisbee Sheffield 

Emmanuel College

Dr Chris Whitton (MT & ET), Dr Nigel Spivey (LT)

Fitzwilliam College

Dr Sara Owen  

Girton College

Dr Cédric Scheidegger Laemmle (LT), Dr Christian Keime (ET)

Gonville & Caius College

Dr Alessandro Launaro

Homerton College

Dr Myrto Hatzimichali

Hughes Hall

Dr Jerry Toner

Jesus College

Prof. James Clackson

King's College

Dr Ingo Gildenhard (1A & 1B), Dr Rosanna Omitowoju (II)

Lucy Cavendish College

Dr John Patterson 

Magdalene College

Dr John Patterson 

Murray Edwards College

Dr Jerry Toner (MT), Dr Hannah Willey (LT & ET)

Newnham College

Pembroke College

Dr Torsten Meissner

Peterhouse

Dr Tim Barnes

Queens' College

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

Robinson College

Dr Rosanna Omitowoju

St. Catharine's College

Dr Charlie Weiss

St. Edmund's College

Dr David Friedman

St. John's College

Prof. Tim Whitmarsh 

Selwyn College

Dr Rupert Thompson (MT), Dr Mark Darling (LT & ET)

Sidney Sussex College

Dr Antonia Marie Reinke (1A & 1B), Dr Yannis Galanakis (II)

Trinity College

Mr Nick Denyer

Trinity Hall

Mr Franco Basso

Wolfson College

Dr Philippa Steele

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Unveiling the Invisible: Analysing Roman pottery

Feb 25, 2021

Archaeologists Alessandro Launaro, Senior Lecturer, and Ninetta Leone, Research Associate, have been working as members of the Cambridge MACH group to develop mathematical approaches to the classification of Roman pottery, part of the “Unveiling the Invisible” project funded by the Leverhulme Trust.

The Faculty reports with great sadness the death of John Easterling

Feb 23, 2021

A Fellow of Trinity from 1958, and Secretary of Trinity College Council for very many years, John was a University Assistant Lecturer in Classics (Ancient Philosophy) before he was appointed to the Office of University Draftsman at the Old Schools. John died on 23 February after a long illness.

Facilitating school visits and learning Latin with MoCA

Feb 23, 2021

Justyna Ladosz, Education and Outreach Coordinator in the Museum of Classical Archaeology, explains how she continues to facilitate lessons for school groups whilst the Museum remains closed, and how the Faculty’s students continue to deliver the Learn Latin with MoCA project.

Rebecca Flemming has been appointed a Joukowsky Lecturer

Feb 23, 2021

Dr Rebecca Flemming, Senior Lecturer in Ancient History and Fellow of Jesus College, has been appointed as a Joukowsky Lecturer for the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) for 2020-21. Rebecca also recently featured on BBC Radio 4’s In Our Time discussing the Justinianic Plague.

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