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Faculty of Classics


Name Office phone Email address Job titles
Professor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill Director of Research, Honorary Professor of Roman Studies
Matthew Ward W.H.D Rouse Junior Research Fellow, Christ's College
Sophie Wardle Supervisor: Professor Mary Beard, College: Newnham, Title of thesis: Encounters with Londinium: Nineteenth-century responses to London's Roman past
Professor James Warren 01223 339996 Professor of Ancient Philosophy, Fellow in Philosophy, Corpus Christi College
Dr Charles Weiss 01223 335194 (Faculty), 333265 (College) Senior Language Teaching Officer, Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics at Clare 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
Professor Christopher Whitton 01223 334252 Professor of Latin Literature, Fellow, Director of Studies in Classics & Director of Music at Emmanuel College
Dr Hannah Willey W.H.D. Rouse Fellow at Christ's College
Dr Hannah Willey Lecturer in Classics (Ancient History), Fellow & Director of Studies in Prelim and 1A Classics at Murray Edwards
Dr Jo Willmott Affiliated Lecturer, Director of Studies in Classics (part 1) at Corpus Christi College
William Winning

Latest news

Corbett Lecture 2021, “Sympathy and the Problem of Nature”

6 October 2021

Professor Brooke Holmes, Princeton University, will deliver this year’s Corbett Lecture in G19 on Thursday October 21 at 5.00 p.m.

Collaboration between the Faculty of Classics and the University of Ghana

20 October 2021

We are proud to announce that the Faculty of Classics has established a collaborative link with the University of Ghana, generously funded by the Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research fund. Developing new connections with Ghana promises to open up new possibilities for research and teaching, which will be beneficial for both...


19 October 2021

The podcast for Aldborough Roman Town , written and presented by Dr Rose Ferraby, is now available. See the project page for more information .

Onassis Foundation endowing a fellowship for the creation of a new post in Classics

12 October 2021

A new University post linked to Newnham will continue a College tradition of teaching, research, and taking Classics out into the wider world that goes back more than a century to Jane Harrison. Newnham College, Cambridge is launching the Onassis Classics Fellowship in order to secure a permanent position for the teaching...