Professor Mary Beard

MA, PhD, OBE, FBA, Hon DLitt

Professorial Fellow

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College Jobs

  • Professorial Fellow

University Jobs

  • Professor of Classics

Contact

Telephone: +44 (0) 1223 335712

Telephone: or contact her PA Debbie Whittaker: dw365@cam.ac.uk

Email: mb127@cam.ac.uk

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Biography

Mary Beard was a student of Classics at Newnham College and after completing her PhD, taught at King’s College, University of London before returning to Cambridge where she has taught Classics since 1984.

Research Interests

Roman History, especially social, cultural and religious history; Classics in Victorian and contemporary culture; Museology; reception and public engagement with Classics.