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Meet our Staff

Get to know our members of staff and find out more about their work and research interests.

Head of Department

Professor Roy GibsonProfessor

Academic Staff

Dr Oliver BaldwinTeaching Fellow
Dr Caroline BarronAssistant Professor
Dr Erica BexleyAssociate Professor
Dr Giulia BonasioAssistant Professor
Professor Andrea CapraProfessor
Professor Serafina CuomoProfessor
Dr Christopher De-LisleAssistant Professor
Dr George Alexander GazisAssociate Professor
Dr Andrea GiannottiTeaching Fellow
Dr Nathan GilbertAssociate Professor
Professor Nora GoldschmidtProfessor
Professor Edith HallProfessor
Professor Peter HeslinProfessor
Professor Arlene Holmes-HendersonProfessor of Classics Education and Public Policy MBE
Professor Phillip Sidney HorkyProfessor
Professor Jennifer IngleheartProfessor
Dr Lucy C. M. M. JacksonAssistant Professor
Dr Anna JudsonAssistant Professor
Professor Ted KaizerProfessor
Professor Polly LowProfessor
Dr Konstantinos LygourisTeaching Fellow
Dr Katherine McDonaldAssociate Professor
Dr Sarah MilesAssociate Professor
Dr James Kieran OakleyTeaching Fellow
Dr Liam PrestonTeaching Fellow
Professor Edmund RichardsonProfessor
Professor Alberto RigolioProfessor
Dr Edmund ThomasAssociate Professor
Justine WolfendenAssistant Professor (Teaching)
Professor Ioannis ZiogasProfessor

Research Staff

Dr Karl DahmLeverhulme Early Career Fellow
Dr Marta Garcia-MorcilloResearch Fellow
Dr Claire HallPostdoctoral Research Fellow: Leverhulme Fellow
Dr Jacob LollarBritish Academy International Fellow
Dr Brian McPheeVisiting Fellow and Loeb Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Mara NicosiaPostdoctoral Research Fellow: BA Newton International Fellow
Dr Peter SwallowPostdoctoral Research Fellow: Leverhulme Fellow
Dr Alessandro VatriPost Doctoral Research Associate
Dr Rosie M WylesPostdoctoral Research Associate

Emeriti and Honorary Appointments

Dr Thomas CowardHonorary Fellow
Prof Edward HarrisEmeritus Professor
Dr Kathryn LomasHonorary Research Fellow
Simona MartoranaHonorary Fellow
Prof Christopher RoweEmeritus Professor
Prof Martin Ferguson SmithEmeritus Professor
Prof Anthony WoodmanEmeritus Professor

Research Postgraduates

Marta AntolaResearch Postgraduate
Giulia BernardiniPgr Combined Role
Matilde BertiTeaching Assistant (Casual)
Kathrine BertramCoordinator
Priscilla BuongiornoTutorials (Ptt)
Pietro CannatellaTeaching Assistant (Casual)
Nikolaos CheimarasResearch Postgraduate
Dr Anactoria ClarkeResearch Postgraduate
Thomas CouldridgeTeaching Assistant (Casual)
Roberto Di-TuccioTeaching Assistant (Casual)
Emily DunnResearch Postgraduate
Alison EwinsResearch Postgraduate
Meg FinlaysonResearch Postgraduate
Katerina GottardoTutorials (Ptt)
Fani GoutsiouResearch Postgraduate
Matthieu IsbellResearch Postgraduate
Nosheena JabeenResearch Postgraduate
Alexandra KellyPgr Combined Role
Lila KnightResearch Postgraduate
Dr Laura LositoTutorials (Ptt)
Dr Rory McInnes-GibbonsPart-Time Teacher
Siobhan McShaneResearch Postgraduate
Maria Cristina MennutiPgr Combined Role
Cedrik MichelPart-Time Teacher
Sophie NganDemonstrator (Ptt)
Aaron QuillResearch Postgraduate
Nicola ReevesResearch Postgraduate
Valerio RicciardiResearch Postgraduate
Francesca SalvatoriPart-Time Teacher
Lucy SmithResearch Postgraduate
Caitlin SpencerPart-Time Teacher
Magdalena StanilovaResearch Postgraduate
Devan TurnerResearch Postgraduate
Elina TzokaPgr Combined Role
Gary WatsonResearch Postgraduate

Administrative staff 

Name Position Email
Ms Abigail Shovlin Department Manager 
Mrs Leanne Haikney Learning and Teaching Manager

Mrs Charlotte Spokes Operations Administrator
Mrs Alexandria Farmer Learning and Teaching Administrator (UG/PG)
Miss Rebecca Fraser Learning and Teaching Administrator (UG)
Mrs Jayne Ayre Learning and Teaching Administrator (PG)

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