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Faculty of Classics

 
Dr Timothy  Barnes
Unestablished Lecturer in Classics
Director of Studies in Classics at Peterhouse
Mr Franco  Basso
Senior Language Teaching Officer in the Faculty of Classics
Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics, Trinity Hall
Professor Mary  Beard
Professor of Classics
01223 335162 (Faculty) / 335712 (College)
Professor  Gábor  Betegh
Laurence Professor of Ancient Philosophy
01223 767500
Dr David  Butterfield
Senior Lecturer in Classics (Ancient Literature)
Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics, Queens' College
01223 335546
Professor James  Clackson
Professor of Comparative Philology
Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics, Jesus College
01223 339415 (College)
Mr Nicholas  Denyer
Senior Lecturer in Classics (Ancient Philosophy)
Fellow and College Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, Trinity College
01223 338569 (College)
Dr  Rebecca  Flemming
Senior Lecturer in Classics (Ancient History)
Fellow of Jesus College
Joukowsky Lecturer (Archaeological Institute of America): 2020-2021
01223 761560 (College), 335158 (Faculty)
Dr Renaud  Gagné
University Reader in Ancient Greek Literature and Religion
Fellow of Pembroke College
Director of Undergraduate Studies
01223 338130
Dr Yannis  Galanakis
Senior Lecturer in Classics (Classical Art & Archaeology)
Director of Archives
Fellow and Director of Studies at Sidney Sussex College
01223 338879 (College)
Dr Ingo  Gildenhard
University Reader in Classics and the Classical Tradition
Fellow and Director of Studies at King's College
01223 761005
Professor Simon  Goldhill
Professor of Greek Literature and Culture
Fellow, King's College
01223 331257 / 335169
Professor Emily  Gowers
Professor of Latin Literature
Fellow of St John's College
335150 (Faculty); 337869 (College)
Dr Myrto  Hatzimichali
Senior Lecturer in Classics (Ancient Philosophy)
Fellow and Director of Studies at Homerton College
01223 747301 (College) / 335160 (Faculty)
Regius Professor of Greek
Fellow of Trinity College
01223 355150 (Faculty) / 338410 (College)
Professor Christopher  Kelly
Professor of Classics and Ancient History
Master of Corpus Christi College
01223 766709 (College)
Dr Rebecca  Laemmle
Senior Lecturer in Classics (Greek Literature).
Fellow of Pembroke College
Dr Alessandro  Launaro
Senior Lecturer in Classics (Classical Art & Archaeology)
Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics at Gonville and Caius College
01223 761004 (Faculty) / 764573 (College)
Dr Leah  Lazar
Unestablished Lecturer in Classics
Dr Torsten  Meissner
Senior Lecturer in Classics (Philology & Linguistics)
Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics at Pembroke College
01223 766307
Professor Martin  Millett
Laurence Professor of Classical Archaeology
Fellow of Fitzwilliam College
01223 335161
Professor Stephen  Oakley
Kennedy Professor of Latin
Fellow of Emmanuel College
01223 742995
Dr Rosanna  Omitowoju
Senior Language Teaching Officer
Fellow and Director of Studies at King's College
Director of Studies at Robinson College
01223 335189
Professor Robin  Osborne
Professor of Ancient History
Chair of the Faculty Board
Fellow at King's College
01223 335158 (Faculty)
Dr Sara  Owen
Affiliated Lecturer in Classics
Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics at Fitzwilliam College
01223 332064
Dr John  Patterson
Senior Lecturer in Classics (Ancient History)
Fellow and Director of Studies at Magdalene College
Director of Studies at Lucy Cavendish College
01223 335169
 Ludovico  Pontiggia
Language Teaching Officer
College Research Associate, Clare College
Dr Antonia Marie Reinke
Language Teaching Officer
Director of Studies (Part I), Sidney Sussex College
Dr Frisbee C C  Sheffield
University Lecturer in Classics
Fellow and Director of Studies at Downing College
Dr Nigel  Spivey
Senior Lecturer in Classics (Classical Art & Archaeology)
Fellow, Emmanuel College
01223 335192 (Faculty), 743014 (College)
Dr Rupert  Thompson
Senior Lecturer in Classics (Philology and Linguistics)
Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics at Selwyn College
University Orator
01223 335649
Dr Helen  Van Noorden
Wrigley Fellow, Senior Lecturer and Director of Studies in Classics at Girton College
Affiliated Lecturer in the Faculty of Classics
01223 767500 (Faculty), 760350 (College)
Professor Caroline  Vout
Professor of Classics
Director of the Museum of Classical Archaeology (from January 2021)
Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics at Christ's College
From Michaelmas 2019 until 2024, Carrie is also the Byvanck Chair of Classical Archaeology/Art History at the University of Leiden
01223 767501 (Faculty), 334923 (College)
Professor James  Warren
Professor of Ancient Philosophy
Fellow in Philosophy, Corpus Christi College
01223 339996
Dr Charles  Weiss
Senior Language Teaching Officer
Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics at Clare College
01223 335194 (Faculty), 333265 (College)
Dr John  Weisweiler
University Lecturer in Classics
Fellow and Director of Studies at St John's College
Professor Tim  Whitmarsh
A.G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture
Academic Secretary (Graduate)
Director of Studies at St John's College
Dr Christopher  Whitton
Reader in Latin Literature
Fellow, Director of Studies in Classics & Director of Music at Emmanuel College
01223 334252
Dr Hannah  Willey
Lecturer in Classics (Ancient History)
Fellow & Director of Studies in Prelim and 1A Classics at Murray Edwards
Dr  Nicholas  Zair
Senior Lecturer in Classics (Classical Linguistics & Comparative Philology)
01223 338 238

Latest news

New gift to further support Joyce Reynolds Awards

15 June 2021

The Faculty is enormously grateful to Karen and Peter Ventress for their generous gift to further support our efforts to encourage more diversity among students studying Classics at Cambridge. Karen and Peter have made a gift of £40k to fund a further studentship under the banner of the Joyce Reynolds Awards . The Awards...

Laurence Professorship of Classical Archaeology

14 June 2021

The Board of Electors to the Laurence Professorship of Classical Archaeology invite applications from those whose work falls within the general field of the Professorship to take up appointment on 1 October 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. Further information is available at: http://www.hr.admin.cam.ac.uk/...

It is with immense sadness that the Faculty reports that Elizabeth (Lisa) French passed away yesterday in Cambridge, 10 June 2021. She was 90.

11 June 2021

Lisa read Classics at Newnham College, Cambridge (1949-1952). In 1961 she was awarded her doctorate from University College London on The Development of Mycenaean Terracotta Figurines . She became a leading expert of Mycenaean pottery and figurines, forging a distinguished career in the archaeology of the Bronze Age Aegean...

Student led teaching awards 2021

24 May 2021

The Faculty is proud to announce that Torsten Meissner and Mark Darling have been recognised for the excellence of their teaching by the Student Union in this year's Student-Led Teaching Awards. Dr Meissner has won the second prize (Highly Commended) in the category "Lecturer". Dr Darling has won the second prize (Highly...