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Faculty of Classics



BA Classics (2014 - 2018) St. John's College, University of Cambridge (with an exchange year at Collegio Ghislieri, Università di Pavia)

Laurea Magistrale in Archeologia Classica (2018 - 2021) Università La Sapienza, Roma

PhD in Classics (2021 - ongoing) St. John's College, University of Cambridge


My PhD thesis seeks to explore local identity and consumer tastes through the study of Roman commonware pottery in central Tyrrhenian Italy during the imperial period.


Key publications: 

Bellini, G. R., Goddard, D., Grunwald, D., Launaro, A., Leone, N. and Millett, M. J. (2019). Interamna Lirenas (Research Report 2019). In “Papers of the British School at Rome” 87. 

Supervisor: Dr Alessandro Launaro
College: St. John's
Title of Thesis: Commonwares and Consumer Identity in Roman Italy
 Dominique  Goddard
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Regius Professorship of Greek

16 January 2023

The Faculty is delighted to announce that Professor Tim Whitmarsh FBA has been elected Regius Professor of Greek from 1 April 2023. He is currently the A. G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture in the University. Looking ahead to his new role, Professor Whitmarsh commented: ’I am thrilled and honoured to be taking up this...

Mary Beard receives THE Outstanding Achievement Award

18 November 2022

Professor Mary Beard received the Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2022 Times Higher Education Awards . The citation hailed how she had “broken through the ivory tower’s walls and brought her unique enthusiasm for her subject – and crucially, what it can teach us about contemporary life and politics – to the world”...

University Assistant Professorship in Classics

15 November 2022

The Faculty of Classics is seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor in Classics (Ancient Greek History and/or Archaeology) from 1 September 2023. The role is open to those, at any stage in their career, with a primary research interest in Archaic/Classical/Hellenistic Greek History and/or Archaeology. We welcome...

Brian Leech Memorial Fund

10 November 2022

The Faculty of Classics is delighted to announce the establishment of the Brian Leech Memorial Fund. The Fund comes about thanks to a generous donation by Emma Gleave, and is made in memory of her late father, Brian Leech. Brian Leech had a long and successful career as both barrister and judge. He also greatly enjoyed classical studies – with a life-long passion for ancient Greek and Latin languages.