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Faculty of Classics


Name Office phone Email address Job titles
Nigel Thompson 01223 335193 Administrative Officer
Dr Rupert Thompson 01223 335649 Senior Lecturer in Classics (Philology and Linguistics), Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics at Selwyn College, University Orator
Dr Dorothy J. Thompson 01223 354588 Retired Newton Trust Lecturer in Ancient History, Fellow of Girton College
Dr Jerry Toner Fellow and Director of Studies at Churchill College, Director of Studies at Hughes Hall
Dr Susanne Turner 01223 335153 Curator, Museum of Classical Archaeology
Sebastian Tyrrall Supervisor: Prof. Robin Osborne, College: Jesus College, Title of Thesis (preliminary): The Divine in Ancient Historiography

Latest news

VIEWS project Visiting Fellowships

20 May 2024

We invite applications for two funded VIEWS project Visiting Fellowships, with a deadline of 30th June 2024. For further details please follow this link.

Dr Richard Duncan-Jones FBA 1937-2024

19 May 2024

The Faculty is saddened by news of the death of Dr Richard Duncan-Jones FBA FSA. He had been a Fellow of Gonville and Caius College since 1963 where he was a college lecture in Classics and Director of Studies for many years.

Language Teaching Associate

17 May 2024

The Faculty of Classics is seeking to appoint a Fixed Term Teaching Associate from 01 September 2024 until 31 August 2026 (0.6 FTE). The teaching will principally involve intensive reading classes in Greek and Latin for students without A level qualification or equivalent at entry. For more details see here. CLOSING DATE...

New appointment in Latin literature

15 May 2024

The Faculty is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Elena Giusti as a new Assistant Professor of Latin literature. She will join the Faculty in the new academic year. Elena will be joining from the University of Warwick, where she is currently Associate Professor of Latin . She works broadly on Roman literature and...