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Faculty of Classics

 
Associate Professor in Classics
Fellow in Classics, Gonville and Caius College
01223 (3)35168 (Faculty) / 01223 (3)32258 (College)
Professor  Gábor  Betegh
Laurence Professor of Ancient Philosophy
01223 767500
Senior Lecturer in Classics (Ancient Literature)
Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics, Queens' College
01223 335546
Assistant Professor in Classics
Professor James  Clackson
Professor of Comparative Philology
Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics, Jesus College
01223 339415 (College)
Dr Renaud  Gagné
Professor of Ancient Greek Literature and Religion
Fellow of Pembroke College
Director of Undergraduate Studies
01223 338130
Dr Yannis  Galanakis
Associate Professor in Classics (Classical Art & Archaeology)
Director of Archives
Fellow and Director of Studies at Sidney Sussex College
01223 338879 (College)
Dr Ingo  Gildenhard
Professor of Classics and the Classical Tradition
Fellow and Director of Studies at King's College
01223 761005
Professor of Greek Literature and Culture
Fellow, King's College
01223 331257 / 335169
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)
College Associate Professor
Fellow and Director of Studies at Downing College
Professor Christopher  Kelly
Professor of Classics and Ancient History
Master of Corpus Christi College
01223 766709 (College)
Teaching Associate in Classics (Ancient History)
Dr Rebecca  Laemmle
Associate Professor in Classics (Greek Literature).
Fellow & Graduate Tutor, Pembroke College
Dr Alessandro  Launaro
Associate Professor in Classics (Classical Art & Archaeology)
Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics at Gonville & Caius College
01223 761004 (Faculty) / 764573 (College)
Assistant Professor in Classics
Onassis Classics Fellow at Newnham College
Professor of Classical & Comparative Philology
Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics at Pembroke College
01223 766307
Assistant Professor in Classics (Late Antique and Early Byzantine History)
Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics, Trinity College
Professor Stephen  Oakley
Kennedy Professor of Latin
Fellow of Emmanuel College
01223 742995
University Associate Professor
Fellow and Director of Studies at King's College
Director of Studies at Robinson College
01223 335189
Professor Robin  Osborne
Professor of Ancient History
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
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
Associate Professor of Classics
Fellow and Director of Studies at Downing College
Assistant Professor in Classics
Dr Nigel  Spivey
Senior Lecturer in Classics (Classical Art & Archaeology)
Fellow, Emmanuel College
01223 335192 (Faculty), 743014 (College)
Laurence Professor of Classical Archaeology
Senior Research Fellow, Trinity College
01223 335161 (Faculty) / 338400 (College Porters’ Lodge)
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
Chair of the Faculty Board of Classics
Fellow in Philosophy, Corpus Christi College
Faculty 01223 761007; College 01223 339996
Dr Charles  Weiss
University Associate Professor
Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics at Clare College
01223 335194 (Faculty), 333265 (College)
Professor Tim  Whitmarsh
A.G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture
Academic Secretary (Graduate)
Director of Studies at St John's College
Professor of Latin Literature
Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics, Emmanuel College
01223 334252
Dr Hannah  Willey
Associate Professor of 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

John Donaldson

27 September 2022

The Museum of Classical Archaeology is very sad to report the death on 21 September 2022 of its former Assistant Curator, John Donaldson. John worked in the Museum from 1988 until his retirement in in March 2013. Indeed, the Museum looks the way it does in large part because of John, who was as happy painting bases as he...

Joyce Reynolds FBA (1918–2022)

12 September 2022

The Faculty of Classics is deeply saddened by the news of the death of Joyce Reynolds FBA. She was Reader Emerita in Roman Historical Epigraphy, Fellow of the British Academy, and Honorary Fellow of Newnham College, where she was Director of Studies in Classics from 1951 to 1979. She was awarded the Gold Medal of the...

BBC Radio 4 - Reflections on Majesty, Mary Beard

12 September 2022

Mary Beard is one of ten writers and scholars invited by the BBC to reflect on their experience of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Follow the link below to listen: Listen here

Visual Interactions in Early Writing Systems (VIEWS) awarded ERC grant

16 March 2022

Philippa Steele, Senior Research Associate at the Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge, has been awarded a grant of 2 million euros by the European Research Council (ERC) to investigate the visual properties of pre-modern writing. The five-year project, Visual Interactions in Early Writing Systems (VIEWS), will...