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Faculty of Classics


Name Office phone Email address Job titles
Dr John Patterson 01223 335169 Senior Lecturer in Classics (Ancient History), Fellow and Director of Studies at Magdalene College, Director of Studies at Lucy Cavendish College
Neal Payne Supervisor: Prof. Martin Millett, College: Darwin, Thesis Title (preliminary): The People, Plants, and Landscape of Roman York and its Hinterlands
Charlie Pemberton Supervisor: Professor Caroline Vout, College: Newnham, Thesis: Ethos and Pathos in Written Responses to Graeco-Roman Art (ca. 400 BCE - 400 CE)
Rachel Phillips
George Pliotis Department: Faculty of Classics, Supervisor: Dr Christopher Whitton, College: Corpus Christi, Thesis: The Reception of Seneca the Younger, c.60s-c.160s CE
Ludovico Pontiggia Language Teaching Officer, College Research Associate, Clare College
Dr Adrian Popescu 01223 332949 Affiliated Lecturer in Numismatics
Dalia Pratali Maffei Department: Classics, Supervisor: Prof. James Clackson, College: Jesus, Thesis Title (preliminary): The Language of Hellenistic Inscribed Epigrams from Doric-speaking Areas. A Comparative Approach
Domenico Praticò Supervisor: Professor Tim Whitmarsh, College: Emmanuel, Thesis title (preliminary): Encyclopedism in Late Antique Greek Poetry
Lucyna Prochnicka 01223 330515 (Tu-Th) Accounts Clerk
Pablo Puente Supervisor: Prof. Stephen Oakley, College: Sidney Sussex, Thesis title (preliminary): Commentary on Statius, Thebaid 6

Latest news

Language Teaching Assistant

25 July 2021

Details of how to apply for this part time teaching post are now avilable online . Deadline Monday 23rd August 2021.

Open letter on anti-racism: a response from the Faculty Board of Classics

16 July 2021

The response to the Open Letter on anti-racism, together with an action plan outlining the Faculty’s strategy, is now available online. Read here for more details

Martin Millett elected as President of the Society of Antiquaries of London

7 July 2021

Professor Martin Millett FBA, Laurence Professor of Classical Archaeology and Fellow of Fitzwilliam College, has been elected as President of the Society of Antiquaries of London (2021-24). Founded in 1707, the Society of Antiquaries of London is an educational charity that promotes the understanding of the human past and...

Classics student Lylaah Bhalerao receives a Fulbright Award

5 July 2021

Classics MPhil student Lylaah Bhalerao (Murray Edwards 2017), has received an All Disciplines Fulbright Award to enable her to study at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University. Lylaah has been selected from a strong applicant pool to pursue doctoral research into how to decolonise ancient...