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University and College Teaching Staff

Dr Timothy Barnes
  • Unestablished Lecturer in Classics
  • Director of Studies in Classics at Peterhouse
Mr Franco Basso
  • Senior Language Teaching Officer
  • Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics at Trinity Hall
01223 335168 (Faculty) / 762858 (College)
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
01223 761560 (College), 335158 (Faculty)
Dr Renaud Gagné
  • University Reader in Ancient Greek Literature and Religion
  • Fellow of Pembroke College
01223 338130
Dr Yannis Galanakis
  • Senior Lecturer in Classics (Classical Art & Archaeology)
  • Director, Museum of Classical 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)
Dr Neil Hopkinson
  • College Lecturer and Director of Studies in Classics at Trinity College
01223 338523
Professor Richard Hunter
  • Regius Professor of Greek
  • Fellow of Trinity College
01223 761007 (Faculty) / 338410 (College)
Dr Claire R Jackson
  • Language Teaching Assistant
  • Director of Studies at Sidney Sussex College
Dr Christian Keime
  • Eugenie Strong Research Fellow and
  • Director of Studies in Classics,
  • Girton College
Professor Christopher Kelly
  • Professor of Classics and Ancient History
  • Master of Corpus Christi College
01223 766709 (College)
Dr Rebecca Laemmle
  • 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 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
Dr Paul Millett
  • Senior Lecturer in Classics (Ancient History)
  • Director of Studies in Classics at Downing College
01223 334859
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
Dr Gabriele Rota
  • Language Teaching Assistant
Dr Frisbee C C Sheffield
  • University Lecturer in Classics
  • Fellow and Director of Studies at Downing College
Dr Henry Spelman
  • University Teaching Associate
Dr Nigel Spivey
  • Senior Lecturer in Classics (Classical Art & Archaeology)
  • Fellow, Emmanuel College
01223 335192 (Faculty), 743014 (College)
Dr Philippa Steele
  • Principal Investigator of Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems
  • Senior Research Fellow and Director of Studies at Magdalene College
  • Director of Studies at Lucy Cavendish College and Wolfson College
01223 335096
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 (MT)
  • 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
  • Senior Lecturer in Classics (Classical 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
  • Lecturer in Classics (Classical Linguistics & Comparative Philology)
01223 338 238

Upcoming events

Conservation Week: Medusa, the Return

Dec 10, 2019

Museum of Classical Archaeology, Faculty of Classics

Philology and Linguistics

Feb 19, 2020

1.11

The Corbett Lecture 2019

Feb 24, 2020

G.19

Athens: Economy & Democracy Conference (in honour of P. Millett)

Jul 09, 2020

Faculty of Classics and Downing College, Cambridge

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Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships 2020

Nov 15, 2019

Details of how to apply for this scheme are now available online.

Byvanck Chair of Classical Archaeology/Art History

Oct 30, 2019

The Faculty is delighted to announce that Professor Caroline Vout has been appointed to the Byvanck Chair of Classical Archaeology/Art History, a visiting professorship at the University of Leiden. The appointment is for five years from Michaelmas 2019.

Myles Burnyeat

Sep 23, 2019

The Faculty is very sorry to have to report the death, aged 80, of Myles Burnyeat, Laurence Professor of Ancient Philosophy from 1984 to 1996, and honorary Fellow of Robinson, on Friday 20th September.

2019 Gifford Lectures

Jun 04, 2019

Professor Beard's Gifford Lectures (University of Edinburgh), on The Ancient World and Us: From Fear and Loathing to Enlightenment and Ethics, are now available on line.

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