Department of Classics and Ancient History Academic Staff

  • Dr Eleanor Cowan
    Roman history, especially the Late Republic and Early Principate; History of ideas and concepts; Writers of the Augustan and Tiberian periods; Democracy and the Roman Plebs; Historiography
  • Dr Robert Cowan
    Latin epic, especially Silius Italicus and Statius; Roman satire; Roman tragedy; Latin didactic poetry; Horace and Ovid; Greek Drama; Greek and Latin literature more broadly
  • Prof Eric Csapo
    Ancient Theatre; Greek and Latin Literature; Mythology; Greek and Roman Social History
  • Associate Professor Julia Kindt
    Ancient Greek History; Ancient Greek Religion, the Comparative Study of Religions; Oracles and Divination; Ancient Anthropology and Human/Animal Studies; Historiography (Ancient and Modern); Herodotus
  • Associate Professor Richard Miles
    Carthage (Roman Empire to the early Byzantine world); Emperor Justinian’s re-conquest of Africa and Italy
  • Dr Sebastiana Nervegna
    Greek and Roman Drama
  • Dr Paul Roche
    Roman literature; politics and culture in the first century AD
  • Dr Anne Rogerson
    Latin epic and lyric poetry; Youth, adolescence and maturation in Roman literature; The reception and afterlife of Virgil’s Aeneid
  • Associate Professor Kathryn Welch
    Political and social transformation of Rome between Republic and Empire; Republican and Augustan Topography of Rome; The wider Mediterranean World in the first century BC; Appian's interpretation of Roman History; Personal commemoration in Pompeii and Herculaneum
  • Professor Peter Wilson
    History of the Classical theatre; Greek literature and culture from Homer to the Hellenistic age; The sociology of Greek music