Professor Chris Carey FBA

Early Greek poetry, Greek drama, oratory & historiography of the classical period, ancient Greek law.

Elected 2012

I began my career in Cambridge, where I was a research fellow at Jesus College, before moving to St Andrews, where I taught from 1977 to 1991, except for a visiting professorship at University of Minnesota in 1987-8; while there I also taught at Carleton College, Minnesota. I was Professor of Classics at Royal Holloway from 1991, before coming to UCL to take up the Chair of Greek in 2003. My research interests include Greek lyric poetry, tragedy and comedy, oratory, rhetoric and law.

Current post

University College London Emeritus Professor of Greek

Past appointments

Department of Greek and Latin, University College London Professor of Greek

Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies President

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