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Tim Whitmarsh

Professor Whitmarsh is Director of Studies in Classics Part IA & IB at St John’s s, A. G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture at the University of Cambridge, and Co-Director of the Cambridge Centre for Greek Studies.

His association with St John’s began in 1997 when he was initially elected to a Research Fellowship. He went on to spend a number of years at the University of Exeter as a Lecturer in Classics, a Reader in Greek Literature and a Professor of Ancient Literatures, before he moved to the University of Oxford in 2007. He returned to St John’s as a Fellow in 2014. Tim served as Vice-Master of St John's for the academic year 2019-20.