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Chris Carey - Brief Curriculum Vitae

1. General

Education: Alsop High/Comprehensive School Liverpool and Jesus College Cambridge
Qualifications: BA Cantab (1972), MA PhD Cantab (1976)

2. Apppointments

2.1 Academic

21974-7 Research Fellowship, Jesus College Cambridge
1977-91 Lecturer in Greek, University of St Andrews
1987-8 Visiting Professor, Department of Classical and Near Eastern Studies, University of Minnesota
1988 (March-June) Visiting Professor, Carleton College, Minnesota
1991-2003 Professor of Classics, Royal Holloway, University of London
1996-7, 2009-2010 British Academy/Leverhulme Senior Research Fellow
2003- 2016 Professor of Greek, University College London

2016 Emeritus Professor of Greek, University College London
2012- Fellow of the British Academy

2.2 Managerial

Most of my managerial posts have been devoted to new developments/change management, including at Royal Holloway building up the Classics Department as HoD, putting in place the new faculty structures as Dean, preparing for Continuation Audit as Acting Vice-Principal, at the ICS as Acting Director restructuring staffing and operations and generating income in preparation for the appointment of a full time Director.

St. Andrews
Admissions Officer (i/c undergraduate admissions), Faculty of Arts 1982-6
American Enrolment Adviser 1985-7
Director of Schools Liaison Services 1986-7
Director of Academic Audit 1990-1
Academic Staff Development Officer 1990-1

Royal Holloway
1991-6 Head of Classics Department
1998-2000 Dean of the Faculty of Arts
2001 Acting Vice-Principal (Academic Development) January – April.

University of London
2003-4 Acting Director, Institute of Classical Studies

University College London
2004- Head of Department of Greek and Latin

Chair of the Panel 57 for the 2001 RAE.

A selective list of committee, working party and other managerial/administrative activities plus external responsibilities can be found here (PDF).

3. Research

My principal research interests have been in Greek lyric poetry, Greek oratory and law, with occasional forays into tragedy, comedy and political history. To date I have 12 books edited/authored (alone or in collaboration), c.90 articles, chapters and notes, 20 reviews. A full list of publications can be found here.

4. Teaching and assessment

I have taught at seven universities on two continents, including both Scotland and England within the UK and ranging in size from a small US liberal arts college (Carleton MN) to a multi-faculty state giant (University of Minnesota). Level of teaching ranges from beginners to postgraduate. A list of courses taught can be found here.

5. Relaxation
Travel, sites (ancient and modern), walking, cycling, reading, theatre, cinema, low-grade DIY.

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