Find a research supervisor in the literature and culture of the Late Republic and Early Empire

Staff in the Department of Classics, Archaeology and Ancient History who supervise PhD/MA by Research in the area of the literature and culture of the Late Republic and Early Empire.

Dr Henriette van der Blom

Dr Henriette van der Blom

Senior Lecturer in Ancient History

Republican politics in the City of Rome, Roman oratory, all aspects of Cicero, and Roman approaches to the past

Dr Hannah Cornwell

Dr Hannah Cornwell

Lecturer in Ancient History

Roman History, especially political aspects of the Roman Republic and Early Principate, Imperial ideology, International Relations and diplomacy, and interdisciplinary approaches to history and material culture

Dr Ailsa Hunt

Lecturer in Ancient History

Roman religion and the cultural history of the Roman world; topics within reception studies

Professor Diana Spencer

Professor Diana Spencer

Professor of Classics
Dean of Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences (2014-2018; 2019-)

  • Latin literature and cultural identity (first centuries BCE/CE)
  • The city of Rome in ancient and modern literature and culture
  • Translation in ancient Rome, and translation of Latin texts
  • Reception of Rome in historical fiction

Dr Elena Theodorakopoulos

Senior Lecturer in Classics

  • Roman poetry
  • Reception of classical culture and literature in contemporary film and literature.

Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology staff research supervision areas