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Staff directory

Academic staff within the department (or teaching departmental courses)

Staff List



Position and Title

Richard Alston

Professor of Roman History, Director of Research, Director of PGT Programmes (Autumn Term 2016 only)


David Gwynn

Reader in Ancient and Late Antiquite History (Dept. of History)


Liz Gloyn

Lecturer in Classics, Director of PGT Programmes from Spring Term 2017

Richard G. Hawley

Senior Lecturer in Classics, Deputy Head of Department with responsibility for student satisfaction

Ahuvia Kahane

Professor of Greek.  On sabbatical until Sept 2017


Zena Kamash

Lecturer in Roman Art and Archaeology, Library Liasion


 Christos Kremmydas

Reader in Greek History


Nick Lowe

Reader in Classical Literature, Undergraduate Admissions Tutor


Jari Pakkanen

Professor of Classical Archaeology (on Secondment as Director of the Finnish School in Athens)


Jonathan G. F. Powell

Professor of Latin.  Unavailable until Further Notice.


N. Boris Rankov

Professor of Ancient History.  Head of Department. Academic Coordinator


Lene Rubinstein

Professor of Ancient History, Director of Graduate Studies





Anne D. R. Sheppard

Professor of Ancient Philosophy (PIR), Chair of Sub-Board


Efi Spentzou

Reader in Latin, Visiting Students Officer


Ifigeneia Giannadaki



Claire Jamset



Katy Soar



Polymnia Tsagouria

(On secondment from the Greek Ministry of Education)


Maria Youni

Marie Curie Visiting Fellow; Prof. of Legal History, Univ. of Thrace


Sarah Butler

Honorary Research Associate


Peter Howell

Honorary Research Associate


 Richard Warren

 Honorary Research Associate


 Amanda Claridge

 Professor Emerita of Roman Archaeology


 Ed Sanders

 Research Associate


Academic staff from other departments

Name Position and Title
Michael Bacon Lecturer in Political Theory (PIR)
Charalambos Dendrinos Senior Lecturer in Byzantine Literature and Greek Palaeography; Director, Hellenic Institute (History)
Bob Eaglestone Professor of Contemporary Literature and Thought (English)
Peregrin Horden Professor of Medieval History (History)
Dan Rebellato Professor of Comtemporary Theatre (Drama)
Adam Roberts Professor of Nineteenth-century Literature (English)
Jonathan Seglow   Senior Lecturer in Politics (PiR)
Nathan Widder Reader in Political Theory (PIR)
David Wiles Professor of Theatre (Drama)

Part-time staff within the department

Administrative staff

Position and Title
Sue Turnbull Faculty Administrator
Margaret Scrivner Senior Faculty Administrator

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