Department of Greek & Latin


Full-time Staff

Peter AgócsGreek lyric song, especially Pindar and Bacchylides; genre in ancient literature; narrative in Greek lyric; collective memory.
Elena Cagnoli FiecconiAncient Philosophy, Virtue Ethics, Moral Psychology
Stephen ColvinGreek language, dialect and literature; Mycenaean Greek; historical linguistics and sociolinguistics
Bianca FacchiniClassical Latin literature, especially epic and Apuleius; Renaissance Latin literature; the reception of classical antiquity in the Italian Renaissance
Nikolaos GonisDocumentary and literary papyrology; Egypt from Augustus to the Abbasids; later Greek poetry; early Christian literature
Rosie Harman Greek historiography and ethnography; identity; the politics of representation.
Miriam LeonardGreek literature and philosophy; reception; history of modern European thought; critical theory
Fiachra Mac GóráinAugustan poetry, especially Virgil; Virgilian exegesis; Dionysus in Latin poetry; intertextuality; the reception of Virgil in Ireland.
Tom MackenzieGreek literature, Presocratic philosophy (especially Parmenides and Empedocles), Latin literature, Didactic poetry, Greek religion. Interdisciplinary approaches to ancient texts that combine philosophical and literary-critical methodologies.
Antony MakrinosHomer; scholarship in Byzantium (esp. reception of the Homeric text with emphasis on allegorical interpretation); modern receptions.
Gesine Manuwald - Head of DepartmentRoman drama; Roman epic; Cicero's speeches; reception studies, esp. Neo-Latin
Mairéad McAuleyEarly imperial Roman literature, especially Neronian and Flavian, tragedy and epic; gender and genre in Latin poetry.
Victoria MoulInterpretation, translation and reception of classical poetry, especially lyric, with a particular interest in Horace, Pindar, Statius and the choral lyrics of Seneca; neo-Latin literature.
Phiroze VasuniaGreek literature and culture; imperialism and colonialism; the Classical tradition; conceptions of Greek prose; cross-cultural interaction in antiquity.
Maria WykeLatin literature, especially Roman love poetry; ancient gender and sexuality;
reception studies, especially Julius Caesar, Rome on film, classics and popular culture


Student Feedback and Consultation Hours
NameMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridayBy appointment?
Peter Agocs13:00 - 14:00   12:00 - 13:00 
Elena Cagnoli Fiecconi11:00-13:00     
Stephen Colvin 13:00 - 14:00 14:00 - 15:00  
Nick Gonis 12:00 - 13:00 14:15 - 15:15  
Rosie Harman 10:00 - 12:00    
Miriam Leonard15:00 - 16:00  14:30 - 15:30  
Fiachra Mac Gorain 14:00 - 16:00   Yes - f.macgorain@ucl.ac.uk
Tom Mackenzie 

10:00 - 11:00

12:00 - 13:00

   Yes - t.mackenzie@ucl.ac.uk
Antony Makrinos 16:00 - 17:00  16:00 - 17:00 
Gesine Manuwald  12:00 - 13:00  Yes - g.manuwald@ucl.ac.uk
Mairead McAuley12:00 - 14:00     
Marigold Norbye     Yes - m.norbye@ucl.ac.uk
Phiroze Vasunia 14:30 - 16:00   Yes - p.vasunia@ucl.ac.uk
Maria Wyke  12:00 - 14:00