Skip Content
UK Fellow, Classical Antiquity, elected in 2010

Professor Dame Mary Beard FBA

Mary Beard profile picture

About this Fellow

The history, literature and culture of the classical world, and its impact on later periods



Current post

  • Professor of Classics, University of Cambridge

Other Classical Antiquity Fellows

Professor Jas Elsner

Greek, Roman, early Christian and Byzantine art and archaeology; the reception of material culture in texts, museums and collecting; art and text; art and religion; the history of art history

Professor M M McCabe

Philosophy: Ancient philosophy especially Plato's metaphysics, epistemology and ethics; ethics; the philosophy of medicine

Professor Ineke Sluiter

Classics, in particular: ancient and medieval ideas on language; the use of value terms in public debate; cognitive approaches to Greek literature; innovation processes in antiquity, in particular their 'anchoring'